(04/10/2017)
A grocery store in Braxton County was shut down Saturday, after West Virginia State Police arrested the owner for buying and selling drugs.

West Virginia State Police said Rebecca Reed is the owner of Sam's Grocery Store, located along Route 4 in Frametown.

Dustin Chad Reed and Douglass Foster were also arrested Saturday.

In all, the trio is facing 20 felony charges, including possession with intent to deliver, prohibited person in possession of a firearm and conspiracy.

Troopers said they conducted multiple controlled drug purchases at the store over a period of a two months.

Trooper Erica Schoolcraft is leading the investigation.

Trooper Schoolcraft obtained a search warrant, and with the help of other law enforcement agencies, searched the store Saturday where they found marijuana and methamphetamine.

They also seized two guns and van, troopers say, was used to transport the drugs in.

The grocery store has been shut down.

The Glenville detachment of the West Virginia State Police and the Braxton County Sheriff's Department assisted in the investigation.

They are being held in the Central Regional Jail.


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