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Traffic Stop Leads to Methamphetamine Arrest

BRADSHAW, WV – On November 25, 2019, Deputy R. L. Morgan with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the Bradshaw area of McDowell County. 

Upon investigation, Deputy R. L. Morgan found a quantity of Methamphetamine packaged for delivery along with items used to sell meth, scales and calculator and Xanax, a Schedule II controlled substance. 

Deputy Morgan arrested Derrick Lee Matney, 41, of Caretta and charged him with possession with intent to deliver Methamphetamine, a schedule II controlled substance and Possession with intent to sell Xanax, a schedule IV controlled substance. 

Derrick Matney was arraigned before Magistrate Daniel Mitchell and a bond of $40,000.00 was set. 

He was remanded into the McDowell County Holding unit awaiting transport to the South Western Regional Jail.