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McDowell County man arrested on cocaine charges

Erick Scott Viars Erick Scott Viars

Drug task force officers arrested a McDowell County man on a cocaine trafficking charge.

Erick Scott Viars, 46, of the Three Fork area, near Bradshaw, was arrested following a search of his home. 

According to Sheriff Martin West, members with the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. McDowell County deputies and troopers with the West Virginia State Police in Welch executed the search warrant. They found "several plastic baggies containing cocaine."

Viars was charged with possession with intent to deliver a schedule II controlled substance. He was arraigned in front of Magistrate Steve Cox where bond was set at $25,000. Viars was taken to the McDowell County Holding Facility. 

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