McDowell deputies said Wednesday they charged a Marion man with possessing cocaine.

Deputy Steven McPeters of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Michael Wayne Gaddy, 48, address listed as Arrowhead Trail in Marion, with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, April 6, McPeters was on Parker Padgett Road in Old Fort and noticed a suspicious vehicle at Stuckey’s, approached the car and found Gaddy to be the occupant.

A subsequent search turned up 10 grams of cocaine and some drug paraphernalia.

Gaddy was placed in custody under an $11,000 bond.

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