LOGAN, W.Va. — An investigation of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store at Pecks Mill resulted in the arrest of a Cora man on drug charges.
According to a criminal complaint filed by West Virginia State Trooper R.R. Freeman, he was dispatched to the Dollar General Store at Pecks Mill on May 22 to investigate a vehicle that had been in the lot for more than two hours. Upon arrival, Freeman reports that he observed a blue 1999 Jeep Cherokee and identified the driver as 29-year old Brandon Conley. Freeman reports that he observed Conley trying to conceal a plastic baggie containing a green leafy substance under the emergency brake lever.
Conley allegedly retrieved the baggie, handing it to Freeman and advising him it was marijuana.
Freeman reports that he further observed the clear baggie contained also smaller clear baggies at which Conley admitted to selling marijuana and pills. Conley allegedly also admitted that he was there to meet individuals to makes sells of controlled substances.
Further investigation by Freeman allegedly revealed a small brown pouch containing five Neurontin pills that Conley reported said he was also selling.
Conley was charged with Possession With Intent to Deliver. His bail was set at $2000.
Criminal complaints are public information. Charges listed in a complaint are merely accusations; defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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