Suspect wanted by feds arrested

Tracy William Allen

A suspect who was wanted by federal authorities has been arrested and found in possession of meth.

Detective Jesse Hicks of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Tracy William Allen, 51, of Deer Hound Drive in Marion, with possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling to keep a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Allen was wanted by the U.S. Marshal Service on unrelated charges, according to a news release.

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Hicks aided the marshals with Allen’s arrest, and a search of his person turned up 18 grams of methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia. Allen got a $30,000 bond.

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