Michigan man sentenced in major Marion County drug case

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Detroit, Michigan resident Lamar Perdue will serve 16 years and three months in prison for drugs and weapons charges.

Court documents say Perdue sold heroin, methamphetamine and fentanyl within 1,000-feet of the West Fairmont Middle School from the fall of 2018 to January of 2019. Perdue was also convicted of possessing a firearm while committing a drug trafficking crime.

During the investigation police confiscated 1.9 kilos of methamphetamine, 80 grams of fentanyl, hundreds of pills and marijuana. Police the drugs were valued at nearly $200,000. Agents also recovered a rifle, two pistols and more than $18,000 from a rental home in Fairmont.