Cocaine arrest made in McDowell County

BRADSHAW, WV (WVNS) -- Deputies in McDowell County teamed up with the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and State Troopers to make a drug arrest on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.  

Law enforcement officers went to home in the Three Forks area of McDowell County, near Bradshaw to execute a search warrant.  While searching the house, they found several plastic baggies which contained cocaine. 

Erick Scott Viars, 46, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.  Viars was arraigned in front of magistrate Steve Cox who set his bond at $25,000.  Viars is being held in the McDowell County holding unit until he can be taken to the South Western Regional Jail.


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