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Shinnston Police Officer Kevin Junkins Arrested on Multiple Felony Charges

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 The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Shinnston Police Officer after investigating alleged criminal activity.

Harrison County Sheriff Albert Marano said Shinnston Police Officer Kevin B. Junkins Jr., 23, is accused of two charges of possession with intent to deliver hydrocodone, obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, burglary and embezzlement.

The criminal complaint document said Junkins stole a man's prescription hydrocodone from his home while performing a police investigation.  He is also accused of stealing cash and drugs from the Shinnston Police Department's evidence locker with the intention of selling the drugs.

Junkins was arraigned by Harrison County Magistrate Court Judge Warren Davis Friday afternoon.

To read earlier reports on this investigation, visit the story on our website.

Junkins is out on $175,000 bond.


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