Martin County man facing drug charges

WARFIELD, Ky. –  The Martin County Sheriff’s office was able to arrest a man who has been eluding deputies since he fled from Sheriff John Kirk Friday night.  Just after midnight Tuesday morning, deputies were given consent to search an apartment in the Warfield community, and discovered 37 year old Shawn Davis hiding in a closet.   In his jacket, Davis concealed a large wooden baton. Deputies also found a container with various drugs, including meth and assorted drug paraphernalia.  Davis was at the same apartment Friday night, and fled on foot when confronted by Sheriff Kirk. He is facing various drug charges as well as carrying a concealed weapon. He remains lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.