Fayette County man arrested on a long list of charges

Gustavia Lemont Crowder

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY)  – Warrant served on a Boonesborough man results in additional charges.

Sheriff Mike Fridley says, over the weekend, a Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a subject who had numerous pending arrest warrants in the Boonesborough area. After the subject was safely secured, it was found that he had a firearm in his possession. Further checks revealed that the subject is not legally permitted to possess firearms. Also located was a quantity of a substance believed to be methamphetamines.

Gustavia Crowder, who was operating a vehicle when the Deputy spotted him, was charged with Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance access Driving While License Revoked due to DUI.

Crowder had outstanding warrants for Hit and run Involving Personal Injuries, Hit and Run Involving Vehicles Damage, Hit and Run Involving Property Damage, Failure to Render Aid, Driving Revoked due to DUI. These charges stem from a previous incident investigated by the FCSD.

Additionally, Crowder had outstanding warrants for Fraudulent Claims to Insurance Companies and False Reporting of Emergency Incident. This was from an investigation conducted previously by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

He will now await court proceedings.

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