Sheriff Rick Thompson stated the US Marshals Cuffed Task Force arrested Melquan Brown today in Huntington for felony drug warrants issued after an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit.
Sheriff Thompson stated that the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit made a traffic stop on Melquan in Wayne. During the stop the DEU seized a distribution quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine and Heroin along with other evidence.
Sheriff Thompson stated that Melquan was en route to Wayne High School for an event at the school. Melquan is from Charleston but residing in Huntington and he is currently on parole.
Sheriff Thompson stated that Melquan is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver – Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Deliver- Heroin, and Pseudoephedrine Altered.