Heather Bell

RADFORD – Two people from West Virginia are in custody after attempting to give drugs to inmate trustees from the New River Regional Jail on Monday.

According to Radford Public Information officer Jenni Wilder, an investigation led Radford Police Department officers to initiate a traffic stop in the 1000 block of East Main Street Monday.

“After an investigation, the Radford City Police Department has made two arrests, on multiple charges, concerning a conspiracy to deliver drugs to New River Valley Regional Jail inmates,” Wilder said Friday.

The investigation surrounded a plot to deliver drugs to inmates of New River Valley Regional Jail while the inmates were outside the jail facility doing work as inmate trustees at the Radford Animal Control facility on Pulaski Street, approximately two blocks from the traffic stop.

The traffic…

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