More than $1,900 in cash and more than $13,000 in oxycodone pills were confiscated Tuesday from an Ironton residence.

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Pills, cash seized at house

Published 12:59pm Thursday, September 27, 2012
Rebecca Allen

More than $1,900 in cash and in oxycodone pills valued at more than $13,000 were confiscated Tuesday from an Ironton residence. The occupant of that house, Rebecca Allen, 43, of 915 1/2 Park Ave., was arrested and taken to the Lawrence County Jail.

Allen will be arraigned today in Ironton Municipal Court on charges of aggravated possession of drugs and aggravated trafficking in drugs.

According to a prepared statement from the Lawrence County Drug and Major Crimes Task Force, the Allen residence was the subject of a two-month undercover investigation. The arrest was a joint effort between the task force, Ironton Police and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

Task force personnel believe the source of the pills — more than 500 confiscated in the raid — was Detroit, Michigan.

According to the task force Allen pleaded guilty in 2010 to trafficking in crack cocaine.


  • tachdriver

    Heisenburg has moved into Ironton

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  • the1

    Yall think you got it all, I hope you get the one who is really behind this cause this girl is part of a much bigger picture but she will never tell.

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  • Poor Richard

    I think this should be a tip to Ironton citizens to start collecting license plate numbers and descriptions of vehicles in the city and provide them to law enforcment. License plate, description of the vehicle, where it was seen.

    Huntington WV has a bunch of the Detroit trash driving around in Mercedes, Cadillacs and other expensive vehicles, of course when you see the driver you will know IMMEDIATELY what they really are, so regardless of license plates also pay attention to the type of car and the driver. We now have these wonderful cameras on our cell phones and our cars – use them! I turn in EVERY Florida and Michigan license plate I see and recently started turning in Columbus plates as well.

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