The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

August 3, 2007

Names of people arrested in drug raid released by police


The following people were arrested in Thursday’s drug sweep through Raleigh and neighboring counties. They face various narcotics-related charges:

Amy Edwards, 31, Fayette County

Stephen Parsons, 54, Mount Hope

Trent Mills, 35, Princewick

Tommy Taylor, 22, Princewick

Brandon Walton, 22, Beckley

Timmy Cadle, 30, Rhodell

Randy Cadle, 32, Rhodell

Chrystal Harless, 23, Josephine

Rockney Carter, 25, Daniels

Bobby Oakley, 44, Raleigh

Misty McGuire, 24, Mount Hope

Jason Callender, 32, Beckley

Gerald Day, 44, Josephine

Darrell Jarrell, 55, Lester

Christy Blake, 30, Mullens

Howard Stalls, 54, Summers County

Herbert Morgan, 41, Beckley

James Cook, 44, Beckley

Corey Dowdin, 27, Beckley

Charles Grandjean, 22, Beckley

Kelvin Fralin, 41, Beckley

Shenica Berger, 31, Beckley

Larry E. Smith, 46, Beckley

Sarah Haines, 22, Beckley

David Law, 25, Beckley

Adrian Walker, 27, Beckley

James D. Thomas, 20, Beckley

Gregory “Jeep” Lavender, 33, Beckley

Michael Monroe, 22, Beckley

Michael Napper, 27, Beckley

Tonya Durgan, 47, Beckley

Muhammad “Tuffy” Brahim, 57, Beckley

John Crouch, 45, Beckley

Jerome Law, 49, Beckley

Michael Pfost, 23, Beckley

Shumate noted Melinda Davis, 36, of Cool Ridge, was also taken into custody Thursday but for a battery charge, not a drug charge.

Also, Derrick Wood, 27, of the Beckley area, was arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute during the raid, Shumate said. Wood was not named in one of the raid’s arrest warrants, but officers participating in the raid were able to obtain evidence that led to a search warrant and Wood’s subsequent arrest.



Police, as of Friday afternoon, are pursuing the following suspects, also wanted on various drug charges.

Cynthia Cooper, 34, Scarbro

Cherly Alderman, 46, Beckley (last known address was at a local hotel)

Jason Terrell, 24, Beckley

Rickie Toney, 42, Beckley

David Perrine, 22, Beckley

Raushan “Jellybread” McDougald, 27, Beckley

Jeffrey Henry, 36, Beckley

Jennell Penn, 19, Beckley

William Shelton, 24, Beckley

Tomeka Colin, 24, Beckley

Charish Sherman, 22, Beckley

Angela Hartman, 34, believed to be in Daniels

Cassidy Gaither, 34, Beckley

Gregory Waters, 38, Beckley

Patrick Green, 32, Beckley

Angelo Hurtte, 21, Beckley

Carl Edward Grooms Jr., 28, Beckley

Shumate said an arrest warrant has also been issued for Michael Gosnell Jr., 19, who is believed to be in Georgia. However, Gosnell is charged with larceny, not a drug offense.