Repeat Drug Offender Arrested in Fayette County

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A repeat drug offender is back behind bars.

Shawn Laprelle Booker, 44, from Detroit was arrested in the Deep Water area of Fayette County, Friday evening.

Deputies say they tried to pull Booker over for a traffic violation, but he took off.

After a short chase, deputies say they caught up with Booker and searched his car. That's when they found $2,400 worth of roxycodone pills.

Booker was arrested and charged with the felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

At the time of his arrest, Booker was out of jail on bond from a previous drug arrest in Nicholas County, W.Va.

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