The Beckley Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crime Unit made up of officers from the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, Beckley Police Department and WV State Police conducted three drug investigations on March 13, 2017. Investigations were conducted at the Super 8 motel, Econo Lodge and a residence on Beckley Avenue. The investigations resulted in the seizure of 53 grams of crystal meth worth about $10,000.00, an amount of heroin and marijuana, five firearms and $5000.00 in cash. Also seized was a Jeep Patriot vehicle used to transport the drugs. Three people were arrested for possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, Cliff Strickland from South Carolina, Josh Trotter from Raleigh County and Randall Bennett from Wyoming County. All three subjects are in the Southern Regional jail on $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 bonds.