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Police Say Speeding Stop In St. Albans Leads To Fugitive Arrest

Reported: Mar. 7, 2014 4:42 PM EST
Updated: Mar. 7, 2014 11:28 PM EST
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ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – Police said a driver pulled over for speeding in a school zone in St. Albans led to a much bigger catch – a fugitive wanted on drug charges in Ohio.

Raymond Z. Brainard, 24, of Charleston was stopped about 8 a.m. Friday for speeding in the school zone of Central Elementary, according to a news release from the St. Albans Police Department.

Police said a record check on Brainard revealed he was wanted in Athens County, Ohio, on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs

Brainard was taken in to custody and was lodged in the South Central Regional Jail pending extradition proceedings.



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