Two arrested on drug charges after traffic stop in Fayette County

EDMOND, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County pair is facing drug charges following a traffic stop.

Sheriff Mike Fridley released the following information regarding this incident.

At around 11:00 PM last night, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a stop on a vehicle in the Edmond area for a traffic infraction. A search was conducted after a positive indication was provided by a Sheriff’s K-9. Several individually packaged units of heroin were located.

Michael Shepherd of Edmond was arrested on scene and charged with 2 counts of Possession With Intent to Deliver Narcotics, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, Delivery of a Controlled Substance and a traffic offense.

Candice Adkins of Ansted was arrested and charged with 2 counts if Possession With Intent to Deliver Narcotics and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.

They will both await court proceedings.

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