Authorities in Black Rock along with assistance from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and 3rd Judicial Drug Task Force served a search warrant on a residence located on 1st Street in Black Rock.

According to Chief Bryan Archer with the Black Rock Police Department on Saturday around 4pm officers served the search warrant at the residence and seized an undetermined amount of illegal marijuana including paste, gummies, vape cartridges, cash and paraphernalia such as scales and packaging materials from the residence.

Chief Archer stated one male at the residence was taken into custody and transported to the Lawrence County Detention Center.

Chief Archer said the identity of the suspect will be released Monday along with the weights and amounts of the seized drugs and cash.

Officers were on scene until 6:20 pm conducting the search. This is an ongoing investigation.