Weston Man Charged in Latest Drug Bust

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Anthony C. Briscoe, 41, of Weston was arrested and charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver after a search warrant was executed at his residence by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department (LCSD) on Sunday, Sept. 24.   
The criminal complaint states that the warrant was executed “subsequent to a drug buy operation.”  
Briscoe had allegedly delivered methamphetamine to a confidential informant from that location  twice  in the last month, the complaint continues.  
The search warrant allegedly turned up 72 grams of marijuana and 22.3 grams of methamphetamine as well as multiple weight scales and packaging bags.  
“Mr. Briscoe has been on our radar for quite some time. He’s distributed meth throughout our county for a number of months. Removing him from our county will certainly cut down on illegal drug distribution,” said Lewis County Sheriff Adam Gissy in a press release regarding the bust.
In other unrelated crime news, Matthew J. Duncan, 20, of Weston was arrested on Wednesday, Sept 20, and charged with strangulation by a member of the Weston Police Department (WPD).
The criminal compliant alleges that Duncan grabbed his girlfriend by the throat and choked her while she was driving.  
Dannelle Rae Hawkins, 34, of Jane Lew was arrested by a member of LCSD and charged with shoplifting, third offense on Saturday, Sept. 23.  
The criminal complaint alleges that Hawkins stole a four foot cell phone charging cable from Dollar General in Weston.

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