EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSDRUG INVESTIGATION REACTION
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Man Arrested, Charged With Selling Drugs Near Cedar Grove School
Reported by: Leslie Rubin
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Also Contributing: Bob Aaron
Reported: Mar. 7, 2013 10:54 PM EST
Updated: Mar. 8, 2013 8:36 PM EST
Cedar Grove , Kanawha County , West Virginia
News of a bust at an alleged drug house within just a few steps of a Cedar Grove school is getting a mixed reaction from parents.
Police said tips from the public paved the way for the arrest.
The alleged drug deals took place in January. Edward Spaulding is charged with delivery of a controlled substance and delivery of a controlled substance within a thousand feet of a school.
A man was arrested in Cedar Grove Thursday night and charged with dealing drugs near a school.
Cedar Grove police said the arrest of Edward Spaulding was the result of an 18-month investigation that started with an emailed tip from a member of the community.
Spaulding, who resides at 306 John St., faces two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and one count of possession with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school.
The home is located near Cedar Grove Community School.
Spaulding was taken to be arraigned in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.
Police said the case may turn into a federal investigation, but did not elaborate on possible charges.
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