A Delbarton father and son were arrested this week on numerous drug related charges following a lengthy investigation of drug activity occurring at the father’s residence.
According to the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department, as the result of working with “a cooperating individual” the arrests followed warrants being served on Paul “Paul Cat” Thomasson, 56, for two counts of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.
The MCSD said additional charges filed at the scene against Paul Thomasson included possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of Fentanyl with intent to deliver, and conspiracy to deliver.
Stephen Andrew Thomasson, 31, also of Delbarton, was additionally arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and conspiracy to deliver.
While in the process of securing the scene, the MCSD said, both drugs and drug paraphernalia were discovered “in plain view throughout the residence.”
The MCSD said approximately 1.6 pounds of crystal methamphetamine, 30 grams of a methamphetamine and Fentanyl mix commonly known as “Gray Death,” digital scales, and more than $12,000 in U.S. currency were also collected in the residence.
Magistrate Jim Harvey arraigned both men.