UPDATE: Woman accused of violating probation taken into custody

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 8/15/19 9:20 A.M.

A woman sought for a probation violation related to a drug charge in Wood County was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

In a Facebook post, the Wood County sheriff's office said a tip led deputies to Heidi Annamarie Talafhah, 27.


ORIGINAL STORY: 8/14/19

Wood County authorities have asked for the public’s help locating a woman wanted accused of a probation violation.

Heidi Annamarie Talafhah, 27, was on probation stemming from a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, the Wood County sheriff’s office said Wednesday afternoon in a post on its Facebook page.

Authorities said a capias warrant has been issued for her arrest and extradition from surrounding states.

She is 5-foot-2 and weighs about 160 pounds, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts should contact the sheriff's office at 304 424-1834 or 304 834-3909. You can also call 911 or contact any local law-enforcement agency.