Story by Mike Nolting, WAJR

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police made two drug-related arrests at the Petty John/Royal Inn in Fairmont after an alleged drug sale to a confidential informant earlier this week.

Troopers from the Marion County Detachment of said the informant bought $20 worth of crack cocaine Wednesday from Michael Holloway, 29, of Fairmont. The informant told troopers Holloway was conspiring with Terry Mayle, 44, of Grafton, to deliver more drugs the same day.

A search of the room by troopers yielded 25 grams of crack rock cocaine, Xanax tablets and Diazepam tablets that were allegedly prepared for sale.

After locating Mayle and searching his room at the same motelpolice found a key to the vehicle they were using and more crack cocaine.

While being questioned troopers said both suspects admitted to conspiring to sell and deliver crack cocaine.

Holloway and Mayle have been charged with conspiracy and are being held in North Central Regional Jail.