Wyoming County

Oceana man arrested for drugs and battery on an officer

OCEANA, WV (WVNS) -- An Oceana Man was arrested Saturday, June 9th, 2018,  after fighting with an officer.

Shawn Sterling Cline,  is being charged with Obstructing a Police Officer, Battery on an Officer, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

According to Corporal Tyler G. Dunigon, he received a complaint from a resident in the area in regards to a prowler complaint. After getting a description of the male and a direction of travel, Dunigon went to a residence on Loop Street to investigate the incident. 

Cline answered the door and matched the description of the male subject Dunigon was looking for. During the investigation, Cline attempted to flea the officer after he was asked if he had any weapons in his possession.

Cline resisted arrest and made physical contact with an officer. Upon searching Cline, officers found approximately two grams of Crystal Methamphetamine, a knife, and a small amount of money.

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