On Thursday, March 19, 2009, the Martinsburg Police Department conducted a narcotics investigation utilizing a confidential informant. During the course of the investigation, the C.I. met with an unknown individual and arrangements were made to purchase marijuana. The unknown male was provided with currency from the C.I. and left for a brief period of time. Upon his return, the unknown male provided purchased marijuana to the C.I. A short time later, officers attempted to apprehend the suspect and a brief struggle ensued resulting in a taser being utilized. Officers were then able to place the suspect into custody and identify him as Donte Watson. Mr. Watson was arrested, charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Obstructing and then was taken to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment.
515 S. Kentucky Ave, Mtsbg WV
Delivery of CDS (marijuana)