The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

July 13, 2013

Police arrest young man on marijuana charges

By Jessica Farrish
Register-Herald Reporter

BECKLEY — Beckley Police arrested a local man Thursday for allegedly distributing marijuana.

John McManamay, 18, of Beckley, was arrested on two counts of marijuana distribution and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Beckley Police Detective Cpl. Bryan Atterson said the arrest followed a six-month investigation.

McManamay had two ounces of “high-grade marijuana,” valued at $800 to $1,000, Atterson reported.

McManamay was at Southern Regional Jail awaiting arraignment Friday afternoon.

— Jessica Farrish