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Two men arrested in Washington County drug raid |

Two men arrested in Washington County drug raid

| Tuesday, February 26, 2013 11:57 a.m

The Washington County Drug Task Force raided a Washington home early Tuesday morning and arrested two men on drug trafficking charges, authorities said.

Matthew Leavens, 20, of Washington, and Wayne Murphy, 20, of Garfield, are being held in the Washington County Jail.

Officers raided Leaven’s rented home on East Maiden Street about 6:15 a.m. They seized 287 stamp bags of heroin with a street value of about $4,300, as well as $322 in cash, authorities said.

Leavens and Murphy are charged with heroin delivery, possession and possession with intent to distribute as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.

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