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Couple jailed for gross child neglect

OAK HILL, W.Va. (WVVA) - An Oak Hill couple are in jail on serious felony allegations in Fayette County.

On Tuesday evening a Fayette County Sheriff's Deputy was attempting to serve a civil document at the Pine Knoll Apartments in Oak Hill.

The Deputy witnessed drug paraphernalia in the apartment. 

After executing a search warrant at the residence,  it was determined that several forms of narcotics were present and within easy access to a small child.

Also found were several firearms/ammunition, one of which was found to be stolen from Michigan.

Rocky Goodell (28 of Oak Hill) was arrested and charged with Gross Child Neglect Creating Risk of Serious Bodily Injury,  8 counts of Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm x Recieving Stolen Property, and Conspiracy. 

Tressa Strunk (28 of Oak Hill) was arrested and charged with Conspiracy and Gross Child Neglect Creating Risk of Serious Bodily Injury. 

Both will now await court proceedings.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Department at 304-574-3590

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Bailey Pace

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