Tollesboro man latest arrested on drug-related charges

Christopher Helphenstine

Christopher Helphenstine

Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens says 40-year-old Christopher Helphenstine of Tollesboro was arrested today and charged with two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin).

Helphenstine is the latest in a string of drug-related arrests in the Tollesboro area by Bivens and his deputies, a result of a months-long investigation by his office with assistance from the Vanceburg Police Department.

Others charged in connection with this ongoing investigation include:

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