Mason County Sheriff’s Department
GALLIPOLIS FERRY — Deputies with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department were recently dispatched to a residence on Church Street in Gallipolis Ferry in reference to a dispute. While on scene, deputies received information there allegedly were marijuana plants on the property with deputies locating 19 marijuana plants. Sheldon D. Mercer, age and address unreported, was arrested for manufacturing a controlled substance and transported to the Western Regional Jail.
Point Pleasant Police Department
POINT PLEASANT — On Sunday, July 6, the Point Pleasant Police Department conducted a search of a residence located at 2221 Lincoln Ave. after receiving a tip that a possible marijuana grow operation was being operated at the residence. Upon searching the residence, officers report approximately 1/4 of a pound of suspected marijuana was located along with items consistent with sales of marijuana. As a result, Daniel K. Harston, 32, Point Pleasant, was arrested for possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance. Harston was transported to Western Regional Jail for holding and arraignment. His bond was later set at $10,000 in Mason County Magistrate Court. Assisting on scene were deputies with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department and West Virginia State Police.
The Point Pleasant Police Department also recently released its monthly actively report as follows: 82 citations issued; five misdemeanor arrests; one DUI arrest; seven accident reports processed; 28 complaint reports taken. Arrested by PPPD personnel and transported to the Western Regional Jail were: Brenton Glover, petit larceny second offense; Bret Chevalier, DUI first offense; Frederick Q. Nibert, violation of bond.