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McDowell County deputies arrest 2 men on drug charges after short chase

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Raymond Justice Raymond Justice
Johnny Cline Johnny Cline

PANTHER, WV (WVVA) Two men are jailed on drug charges following a brief police chase in McDowell County.

Johnny Cline, 63, and Raymond Justice, 59, were arrested on Wednesday following a traffic stop in the Bull Creek area. According to Sheriff Martin West, there was a brief chase before the two men pulled over.

Raymond Justice was diving the vehicle. Sheriff West says he appeared to be intoxicated and was in possession of a large amount of prescription pain pills (hydrocodone and Tramidol). Justice is charged with DUI, fleeing DUI, and possession with intent to deliver a schedule II and schedule IV controlled substance. He is currently being held in the McDowell County Holding Unit on $45,000 bond.

Sheriff West says Cline was in possession of the prescription medication suboxone. He is charged with felony conspiracy and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Cline is currently being held in the McDowell County Holding Unit on $6,000 bond.

Both men will eventually be taken to Southwestern Regional Jail.

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