Three Arrested on Drug Charges in McDowell County Last Week


MCDOWELL COUNTY — Two people were arrested on Monday in McDowell County on drug charges.

The McDowell County Sheriffs Office and members of the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force conducted a warrant round up on Brenda Banks from Kyle and Santana Carter from Northfork. Both are charged with dealing cocaine.

The two law enforcement agencies also arrested Savanna Marie Roberts from Hensley on December 11. Roberts is charged with having a Suboxone strip in her possesion.

She was able to make bond and has been released.

Tyler Barker

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