East Texas man arrested following fentanyl overdose at residence

POLK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said a Livingston man was arrested on Tuesday after police served a felony warrant following a fentanyl overdose.

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<em>Mugshot of Brandon Dunaway. Courtesy of Polk County Sheriff’s Office</em>
Mugshot of Brandon Dunaway. Courtesy of Polk County Sheriff’s Office

According to a release, detectives were serving a felony warrant on Brandon Michael Dunaway, 21 of Livingston, in relation to an overdose that occurred at a residence in the county earlier in the week.

Dunaway allegedly escaped the residence through the rear window and ran into a wooded area.

Detectives alongside Narcotics and CID Detectives located Dunaway a short distance away, following a a brief chase.

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The sheriff’s office obtained a search warrant of the RV and reportedly seized a large amount of fentanyl and items used to distribute drugs.

Dunaway was charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, tampering with evidence and evading arrest/detention. Dunaway is held on a $52,500 bond at the Polk County Jail.

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