April 3, 2014: Felon with Gun Arrested after Search

On April 3, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP Team executed a search warrant at the residence of Chris Carey located on Church Drive in Rand.

The STOP team had been investigating Mr. Carey (26 years old of Rand) for several weeks based on a tip they had received in regards to him spellings drugs from the residence. Enough information was obtained to secure a search warrant for the residence.

The search warrant was executed and Mr. Carey, who is a two time convicted felon, had a handgun in the residence. Along with the firearm a quantity of marijuana and several thousand dollars were seized from the residence.

Mr. Carey was arrested and charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

As is always the case in criminal matters, the charges against Mr. Carey are merely accusations. He is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Cpl. B. D. Humphreys
Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office
301 Virginia St. E.
Charleston WV 25301
304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328

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