Mincks says an extensive operation
involving the Wood County ACE unit and the Washington County Major Crimes Task
Force resulted in the arrest of Robert “Rob” Oakley III, age 34, of 4114 14th
Avenue in South Parkersburg, and the seizure of approximately eleven pounds of synthetic
Oakley allegedly sold about one
pound of K2 to undercover agents of the Task Force in the Marietta area. He
was later stopped on State Route 7 near Veto Road in Warren Township.
Information obtained at the scene
and other facts led to the execution of a search warrant by the Wood County ACE
unit at Oakley's residence, where about ten more pounds
of K2 were seized.
Mincks says Oakley admitted to
selling K2 and indicated he had made $40,000 in the last six months. A
2013 Chevy Camaro and a 2004 Dodge Ram Truck were seized by law enforcement
The two-county investigation is continuing and the sheriff says more arrests are