Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 10, 2013

Search warrant nets drugs, two arrests, in McDowell County


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BRADSHAW — A search warrant executed at a house in the Oozley hollow area of Bradshaw netted prescription medication and two arrests, according to McDowell County Sheriff Martin B. West.

West said the search warrant was executed as a result of drug buys from the residence by a confidential informant. The search warrant was conducted by the McDowell County Sheriff's Office and the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force.

West said prescription medication was seized from the residence. The search warrant was executed Monday. West said warrants were issued on Patricia Sandra Kennedy, 46,  and Ricky Lee Kennedy, 44, both from the Oozley Hollow area. 

 West said Patricia Kennedy was charged with five counts of delivery of a schedule II controlled substance and one count of felony conspiracy. She was arraigned before Magistrate Richard VanDyke, who set bond at $100,000.

 West said Ricky Kennedy was charged with four counts of delivery of a schedule II controlled substance and one count of felony conspiracy. He was arraigned before Magistrate Richard VanDyke, who set bond at $75,000

 West said both individuals made bond, and were released pending trial. He said both lived at the residence where the search warrant was executed.