Two men were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop in Morgantown Sunday.
Morgantown police conducted a traffic stop on South High Street near Simpson Street for traffic violations Sunday. As an officer approached the vehicle and began to give the driver instructions to provide a registration card, the car drove away on South High Street at a high rate of speed, according to police.
The driver was unable to make a turn at the end of South High Street at Dorsey Avenue and crashed into a guardrail before coming to rest, partially in a cemetery. Police said the driver and passenger both ran from the area. Both men were apprehended after a short chase, according to police.
Following the apprehension of the two men, officers recovered a semi-automatic pistol, 12.7 grams of marijuana, 25 Xanax pills, and $2,593, according to police.
Demetrius Travon Glover, 22 of Charleston, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, fleeing from an officer, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, and possession with intent to sell and deliver controlled substances, police said.
Mark Anthony Triggs II, 21 of Charleston, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, and possession with intent to sell and deliver controlled substances.
Both men are currently in the North Central Regional Jail. Glover's bail is set at $200,000 and Triggs' bail is set at $100,000.