WAYNE FAMILY CHARGED Family Charged With Exchanging Pills For Property
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 16, 2012 9:48 AM EDT
Updated: Oct. 16, 2012 10:30 AM EDT
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, Wayne County
, West Virginia
Three members of a family are behind bars after police say they were trading pills for electronics and other property.
Mary Lynne Bartram, 61, David Claude Bartram Sr., 68, and David Claude Bartram Jr., 39, were arrested in Fort Gay on Sunday, according to a news release from the Wayne County Sheriff's Department.
Police searched a home on Trace Branch Road and found evidence that the family was exchanging pills for electronics and other property, the release said. Police said they were sponsoring people to get oxycodone pills from different pain clinics. Police also found numerous pills, $7,400, 38 guns, food stamp cards from Kentucky, computers, records for drug runners and identification cards, the release said. Police said two of the weapons were stolen.
The Bartrams are being held at the Western Regional Jail.
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