Two men arrested after deputy finds drugs and cash

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Craig Kinder (L) and Andre Watkins (R)

FAYETTE COUNTY (WVNS) — The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested two men after drugs and cash were allegedly found during a traffic stop.  Andre Watkins of Montgomery and Craig Kinder of Mount Carbon were taken into custody late Tuesday night. 

After pulling over the vehicle, the deputy’s K-9 indicated cause for a search. Following a pat down of Watkins, he allegedly became ‘combative’ with the deputy, according to police reports. A large bag of what investigators believed was heroin was found along with almost $1,200 in cash. 

Watkins was charged with Possession With Intent to Deliver Narcotics,  Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony. Kinder was charged with Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.  

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