7 arrests made in drug task force bust

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Seven people were arrested by the Belmont County Drug Task Force on Friday, and five of them were booked into the Belmont County Jail on drug charges. Two of the suspects were booked into the Northern Regional Jail in West Virginia.

Those in the Belmont County Jail are as follows:

Crystal G. Holt, 34, of 105 Chestnut St., Powhatan Point, arrested on three counts of trafficking in drugs. No bond was set;

Vincent E. Price, 45, of 54296 Mt. Victory Road, Powhatan Point was arrested on one count of trafficking in drugs;

Justine R. McMasters, 24, of 329 Crescent St., Bellaire, was arrested on two counts of trafficking in drugs., No bond was set;

Lewis E. Palmer, 41, of 52602 Union St., Hannibal, Ohio, was arrested on trafficking in drug charges. No bond was set; and

Melissa D. Carney, 38, of 458 Fairmont Ave., Wheeling, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in drugs. No bond was set.

Names and information about the charges against those being held at the Northern Regional Jail were not available at press time.

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