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Marion Man Charged with Gun Crimes

Advisory: Marion Man Charged with Gun Crimes

Deputy Caleb Baliles with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 33-year-old Kirk William Biddix of Marion with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and 1st Degree Trespassing. A Magistrate issued Biddix a $30,000 secured bond.

On August 30th Deputy Baliles responded to the McDowell County Recreation Department for an unauthorized person on the property after hours. Deputy Baliles located Biddix and a search of his person turned up a handgun and drug paraphernalia. Biddix is a convicted felon and prohibited by law from possessing a firearm.