Greenbrier County man arrested after drugs found in backpack, trying to run from deputies


RAINELLE, WV (WVNS) — A Greenbrier County man is behind bars after he tried to run away from deputies while having drugs.

Two deputies pulled over Chet Gunder, 45, of Rainelle, at the intersection of U.S. 60 and the James River Kanawha Turnpike in Rainelle on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 2 a.m.

Deputies said he pulled into an apartment parking lot, got out of his car and tried to run with a backpack on. Once they were able to stop him, deputies found guns, a digital scale and drugs. including 100 grams of methamphetamine, 7.6 grams of heroin, 2.3 grams of marijuana, three LSD stamps and 0.6 grams of MDMA inside the backpack.

Drugs and guns found inside Gunder’s backpack

Gunder is in jail on one count of Fleeing on Foot and charged with five counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.

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