Man wanted after cutting off monitoring device now back in custody

Lavarchio Allen
Lavarchio Allen

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police in Charlotte say they have arrested a man in Steele Creek wanted for cutting off his monitoring device.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested Lavarchio Allen for possession of cocaine, marijuana, and interfering with an electronic monitoring device.

Police released Allen from jail in June and ordered him to wear an electronic monitoring device according to the release.

On June 29, police say Allen cut off his device and was last seen on I-85 near University City Boulevard.

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