By Bobby Bordelon
A 2017 case for local police and the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Vilent Crime Task Force, resulting in the discovery of 36 guns and $60,000 in controlled substances, saw a conviction in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court on Tuesday, January 8. David Lilly plead guilty to several charges of possession with intent to deliver.
A search warrant was executed on December 5, 2017, where members of the West Virginia State Police, Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department, and the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task force entered Lilly's home on Hundley Road in Clintonville with the information that Lilly was involved with methamphetamine distribution. Lilly wasn't home, but according to a press release by the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, a search of the residence produced seven ounces of crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, and 36 firearms, including rifles, shotguns, and pistols, many of which were reported as stolen.
Read more in the Thursday, January 10, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.