Incumbent Mayor Arrested – Wins Re-Election

WAR, WV (WOAY) – The Incumbent Mayor of War, in McDowell County has won re-election. Mayor Robert Beavers defeated challenger Grover Mahone by a vote of 123-40.

The victory came two days after 67-year old Beavers was arrested in Fayette County.

A criminal complaint filed by West Virginia State Police Trooper A.E. Roberts lists charges including possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence.

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