Quinton man arrested and charged with drug distribution

By Amy Jo Martin, amartin@tidewaterreview.com


NEW KENT – A Quinton man has been arrested and charged with drug distribution.

The New Kent Sheriff’s Office arrested Shane Wescott Matthews, 25, on Jan. 13 after he allegedly distributed a controlled substance (schedule I or II drug), in the Bottom’s Bridge area.

After the alleged act took place, Matthews’ vehicle was pulled over and he was taken into custody without incident.

Matthews was released on a $1,000 secured bond.

He appeared in New Kent General District Court on Jan. 21, where his case was continued until April 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Martin can be reached by phone at 804-885-0040.