Man faces drug, firearm charges after investigation into drug activity in west Asheville


Kevin Healey Kampka -Photo courtesy of Asheville Police Department

ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Asheville Police Department officials arrested a man on Wednesday on drug and firearm charges while investigating community complaints about drug activity in west Asheville.

According to a news release, officers found Kevin Healey Kampka in possession of a firearm and Fentanyl.

Kampka was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a schedule I substance.

He was taken to the Buncombe County Detention Center, where he was being held on $13,000 bond.

Anyone with information related to drug activity in your area, is asked to share their tip with police through the TIP2APD app — located under Asheville PD in the app store — or text 847411 and use the keyword “tip2apd” and then your tip.

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