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Prosecutor files to dismiss case against Rick Edwards

Modified: Thursday, Dec 27th, 2012

BUCKHANNON — A drug allegation against a Buckhannon man will be dropped since Bexar County, Texas has opted not to pursue extradition.

Richard Edwards, 47, had been arrested last week on a 10-year-old bench warrant from Bexar (pronounced Bear) County for a 2002 indictment of possession of marijuana, four ounces to five pounds.

In a hearing held last week before Judge Thomas Keadle, Edwards chose to fight his extradition — but now that won’t be necessary.

Upshur County Prosecuting Attorney Jake Reger said Thursday that Bexar County had decided not to pursue extradition after all.

For the complete article see the 12-21-2012 issue.

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