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Deputies Make Drug Arrest in Havaco

HAVACO, W.Va. – On Sunday, January 17th, 2021, Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office conducted a stop in the Havaco area of McDowell County.

Upon conducting the stop, a Kobe Brown fled the scene. Deputies gave chase and, after a short foot pursuit, found a quantity of drugs and firearms on Kobe Brown of Havaco.

Kobe Brown was charged with Fleeing on foot, Obstructing an Officer, Possession with Intent to Deliver a schedule I controlled substance, Possession with intent to deliver a schedule II controlled substance 2 counts, Possession with intent to deliver a schedule III  controlled substance, Possession of a firearm while in commission of a Felony.

Brown was arraigned before Magistrate Richard VanDyke and a bond of $97,000 was set. He was transported to Southwestern Regional Jail awaiting trial.