Mingo County Deputies Arrest Man for Crack Cocaine

By: Brooks Jarosz Email
By: Brooks Jarosz Email

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man is behind bars after deputies found more than $5,000 worth of crack cocaine on him.

Deputies tell WSAZ.com they got a call about 3 a.m. of a man trying to sell crack in the parking lot of a Williamson nightclub.

When a deputy arrived on the scene he saw Justin Patterson, 27, getting in his car and driving off.

Police followed Patterson and made a traffic stop after deputies say he was swerving left of center.

When they searched Patterson's car, police found 2.35 ounces of crack cocaine, which police say has a street value of $5,000.

Williamson Police also responded to assist with the traffic stop.

Patterson was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

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