Columbus Man Arrested for attempting to Sell Heroin to West Virginia officer

Shawnta Davis, 27, of Columbus, OH

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — An Ohio man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to sell heroin to an officer with the Charleston, West Virginia Police Department.

Shawnta Davis, 27, of Columbus, OH, sold the officer a substance suspected to be a combination of heroin and fentynal.

According to the criminal complaint, the total amount purchased was approximately 55 grams.

Davis was transported to South Central Jail and is being held on $50,000 bond, cash only. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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