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Man held for selling cocaine to officers

A drug sting led to one man jailed after selling cocaine to undercover officers.

Sunday, September 23, 2001

A drug sting led to one man jailed after selling cocaine to undercover officers.

On Thursday, officers from the Lawrence County Drug Task Force arrested Joseph Wilson, 23, of 706 W. Sixth St., Huntington. According to Sheriff Tim Sexton, Wilson was arrested after making a delivery and transaction with the undercover officers in the Burlington area.

Sexton said police will seek additional charges for at least two others involved with the undercover operation.

Wilson is charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine and appeared in Lawrence County Municipal Court on Friday.

Wilson remains jailed held on a $25,000 bond.