WELCH, W.Va. – Friday evening just before 7 p.m., Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the Welch area.

Upon conducting the traffic stop, a Curtis Gayle Wistlehunt, 53, was arrested. Whistlehunt is being charged with Possession with intent to deliver a schedule I controlled substance, 2 counts of possession with intent to deliver a schedule III controlled substance and conspiracy.

He was arraigned before Magistrate Richard VanDyke and a bond of $80,000 was set.

He was remanded into the McDowell County Holding unit awaiting transport to the Southwestern Regional Jail at the time of this release.


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