Convict arrested in raid

A convicted Salem drug dealer is facing new charges after law enforcement from several agencies raided his home and found $6,000 worth of drugs inside his apartment.

Lee Webb, 53, of 284 E. Fourth St., was arrested on charges of having a weapon as a felon after agents with the Columbiana County Drug Task Force, Salem police and Drug Enforcement Agency raided his apartment.

Agents found cocaine, crack and marijuana inside the home. They also found drug paraphernalia, a 12-guage shotgun and $2,500 cash, according to a task force statement.

Webb, according to a search of court records, was convicted of drug trafficking in 1991 and 2005.

In the 2005 case, he was sentenced to 20 months in jail and had his driver’s license suspended for three years.

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