FAIRMONT —A 39-year-old Michigan man faces multiple drug charges after an investigation by the local Drug Task Force.

 Task Force officers executed a search warrant at a motel in Fairmont on Sept. 17 and ended up arresting Nathan Cortez Duncan, with a last-known address of 149 Pilgrim St., Highland Park, Mich.

According to the court papers, Task Force officers executed a search warrant on Room 23 at the Avenue Motel at 816 Fairmont Ave., in Fairmont.

During the search, officers uncovered a large sum of U.S. currency, a Crown Royal bag that contained various illicit drugs, two firearms and two spare magazines, the complaints state.

Police said lab tests confirmed the substances from the Crown Royal were heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine. The heroin weighed approximately 2.5 ounces, the fentanyl weighed approximately three-tenths of an ounce and the methamphetamine weighed approximately six-tenths of an ounce, according to the court papers.

A criminal history check of Duncan’s record showed he had multiple felony drug convictions including a felony conviction of delivery or manufacture of less than 50 grams of cocaine, heroin or other narcotic, from Sept. 19, 2007.

He is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. Sept. 23 before Marion County Magistrate Todd Rundle.

Duncan is charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver fentanyl and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Court records show he is in the North Central Regional Jail in lieu of $250,012 bail.

Eric Hrin can be reached at 304-367-2549, or ehrin@timeswv.com.

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