U.S. marshals seek six in alleged drug ring in Ohio, West Virginia
WHEELING — The U.S. Marshals are searching for six individuals who are wanted in a drug conspiracy operation that spanned Ohio and West Virginia, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced Thursday.
The Marshals are asking for information leading to the arrests of:
¯ Dominique Revell Dungey, also known as “Murda,” 28, of Martins Ferry;
¯ Tyrone Majette, also known as “Rullo” and “Marlo,” 24, of Martins Ferry;
¯ Sihrahn Major II, also known as “Black,” 24, of Columbus;
¯ Antonio Mario Hall, 28, of Cleveland;
¯ Damion Jontaz Pippens, also known as “Dolla” and “D.J.,” 36, of Euclid; and
¯ Joseph Garth, also known as “Nephew,” 23, of Bellaire.
The six men are facing charges in a drug distribution operation that sold crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and fentanyl in Ohio County and elsewhere from February 2019 to this month.
In some instances, the alleged sale of the drugs took place near protected locations such as North Park Apartments, Riverview Towers, Luau Manor, Madison Elementary School, Jensen Playground, Belle Isle Playground, Elks Playground, Bridge Park Playground, West Virginia Northern Community College, Wheeling Central Catholic High School and Wheeling University.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the U.S. Marshal Service at (304) 232-2980.
Twenty others have been charged in this case. Those charges for which were announced on Aug. 6.
Assistant U.S. Attorneys Shawn M. Adkins and Clayton J. Reid are prosecuting the case.
The Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, which includes the Drug Enforcement Administration, West Virginia State Police, Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wheeling Police Department, investigated.
The U.S. Marshal Service, Columbus Police Department Gang Crimes Unit, the Martins Ferry Police Department and the Bellaire Police Department assisted.