Two Morgantown women, one a felon, busted on drug, gun charges during traffic stop

Two Morgantown women have been jailed on drug trafficking and gun charges after a traffic stop.

Sunday afternoon at about 4:00, the Morgantown Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Ottis White Street. Morgantown PD Chief Giles Taylor said that while conducting an investigation, police located methamphetamine, a stolen handgun, syringes, cash, scales, and other drug paraphernalia.

Officers arrested 24-year-old Alicia Brown and 19-year-old Madison Westmoreland and charged each with  trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), receiving stolen property (firearm), and possession of drug paraphernalia. Brown was additionally charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and driving on a suspended/revoked driver’s license.

Both suspects are being held in the Butler County Jail.

(Headline mugshot: Alicia Brown)

Madison Westmoreland

By Ken Howlett, News Director

Contact Ken at or 270-259-6000