Cumberland Times-News

July 22, 2013

‘Most Wanted’ fugitive arrested - 07/23


Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — A Ridgeley, W.Va., man who was listed previously as one of Mineral County’s Most Wanted Fugitives was arrested Sunday by the Cumberland Police Department.

Richard Shawn Edwards, 38, was arrested in the Maryland Avenue area when Cumberland Police officers recognized him and were aware he was wanted as a fugitive in Mineral County.

Edwards was found in possession of suspected marijuana at the time of the arrest and was charged with possession of marijuana.

He was jailed later on the local charge and awaiting extradition to Mineral County.