KEYSER - Two additional arrests have been made in connection with the continued multi-state effort to intercept criminal activity in Mineral and Allegany counties.

For the News Tribune
KEYSER - Two additional arrests have been made in connection with the continued multi-state effort to intercept criminal activity in Mineral and Allegany counties.
According to the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday, deputies were patrolling the Westernport/McCoole area and observed a vehicle that was believed to be related to the ongoing investigation. The vehicle was observed in the McCoole area displaying improper and expired tags.
A traffic stop was conducted and two of the occupants of the vehicle were identified as subjects that had outstanding warrants relating to the search warrants.
Taken into custody were:
 - Cheyenne Dakota Green, 23, of Keyser, who was charged with first degree burglary, third degree burglary, fourth degree burglary, theft between $1,500-$25,000, conspiracy in first degree burglary, and conspiracy theft between $1,500-$25,000.
In addition, deputies charged her with possession of CDS equipment for possible distribution.
 - Joshua Micah Coffman Jr, 23, of New Creek, who was charged with first degree burglary, third degree burglary, fourth degree burglary, theft between $1,500-$25,000, conspiracy in first degree burglary, conspiracy theft $1,500-$25,000.
Both suspects were taken before a District Court Commissioner and and ordered held at the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.
The arrests came on the heels of a early-morning sweep Thursday which resulted in the arrest of nine persons on charges of burglary, theft, and drugs as part of a multi-state investigation into numerous incidents in the Georges Creek area.
The first search and seizure warrant was actually executed on Dec. 10 at a residence on Burke Hill Road in the McCoole area.
During the execution of the warrants, deputies said they recovered several stolen items, including firearms, tools, and electronics totaling approximately $20,000. An amount of methamphetamines was also recovered.
Deputies were able to obtain additional information pertaining to the burglaries and thefts in the area, and that led to the execution of a search warrant in Keyser. The warrant was executed by the Joint Criminal Investigation Division of the West Virginia State Police, and Keyser Police Department.
The continued investigation led to Pottstown, Pennsylvania, where the Pottstown Police Department was able to locate firearms stolen from Allegany County, Maryland.

The investigation continued as deputies working with allied agencies in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania obtained additional information leading to three additional search warrants being issued. Shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday, those search warrants were executed at three separate locations in Westernport.
During the execution of the search and seizure warrants in Westernport, additional stolen property was recovered as well as controlled dangerous substances and paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests in the matter are forthcoming.