Virginia Man Faces Drug Charges in McDowell County

JOLO– A Virginia man has been arrested after officials found drugs and cash in a McDowell County home.
On Tuesday 08-29-2017 Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office were assisting the Virginia State Police and the Buchannon County Sheriff’s Office from Virginia in trying to locate stolen property in the Jolo area of McDowell County.
Upon further investigation at a residence located at State Line Ridge Number 1. Deputies found a small quantity of cash a quantity of cocaine and marijuana packaged for sale and arrested a Lawrence Justice a white male from Dublin Va who was a fugitive from justice from Tazewell County Va..
Lawrence Justice is being charged with Possession with intent to Deliver a Schedule I and II controlled Substance and being a Fugitive from Justice. He was arraigned before Magistrate Richard VanDyke and a bond of $60,000 was set.
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