Two Wanted People Arrested In McDowell County

BRADSHAW, WV (WOAY) – Deputies searching for an escaped inmate find two wanted people in McDowell County.

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Department arrested Ryan Rowe and Kimberly Arrington in the Bradshaw community of McDowell County while they were searching for an escaped inmate.

Ryan Rowe was wanted from McDowell County for failure to appear and Kimberly Arrington was wanted out of Tazewell County, Virginia.  Rowe was placed in the McDowell County Holding Unit awaiting transport to the Southwestern Regional Jail.  Arrington was arraigned before Steve Cox and no bond was set, as she awaits extradition.

State Police are still looking for Charles Wentz, 39, who escaped from Steven’s Correctional Center in Welch.

Wentz is  6’1″, 170 lbs, blue eyes, brown hair.

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