LOGAN — A Peach Creek, W.Va., resident was arrested after he was allegedly found to be in possession of narcotics following an incident on Dingess Street in Logan where man reportedly discharged a firearm.
When Deputy N. Tucker with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded the call for shots fired on Dingess Street, they reportedly observed a vehicle leaving the vicinity of the call at high speed. Upon executing a traffic stop on the vehicle Tucker reportedly found Mack Shane Brumfield, 20, of Peach Creek, in the back seat of the vehicle with a bag of a substance believed to be marijuana on his lap.
After removing Brumfield from the vehicle, officers report they discovered a bag filled containing a white powdery substance believed to be crack cocaine and 10 Xanax pills between his feet. Upon discovery of the white powdery substance, Tucker reports he contacted the U.S. Route 119 Drug Task Force.
Upon mirandizing and interviewing Brumfield, authorities report he admitted the controlled substances were his and that he planned to sell them.
Brumfield is charged with a felony count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. If he is found guilty, he could be forced to spend between one and 15 years in a state correctional facility and pay up to $25,000 in fines.
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Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at [email protected]