Five people, four of whom have been arrested, face charges relating to a recent drug bust in Yadkin County. The police suspect that the accused individuals brought marijuana, cocaine and prescription medication into North Carolina from another state. They face various drug charges stemming from the alleged drug bust.
North Carolina residents facing drug charges may not be aware of the best action to take. While there are several stories published in various media outlets about drug charges, it can at times be difficult for the public to know if the facts presented are complete. A recent arrest has left several individuals facing drug charges.
Once the police have a reason to search your car or home, pretty much anything they find is going to be fair game. Recently in North Carolina, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. received a call complaining of the strong smell of marijuana coming out of an apartment on the 8400 block of Riverbirch Drive, according to a police news release. The police say that they obtained a search warrant and brought drug charges after searching the property.
Two men and one woman have been arrested after what police claim was a three-county drug investigation in North Carolina. The accused are now facing drug charges, with the allegations stemming in part from surveillance of one of the individuals. The other two were charged with drug-related crimes after police followed the man who was under surveillance to a house in Salisbury.
A husband and wife living in Iredell County are now facing criminal allegations of drug possession and drug trafficking. Iredell County police arrested the couple in late February after police searched their residence. The drug charges they are facing are serious felonies under North Carolina law.
Police recently arrested a 45-year-old man following a traffic stop for allegedly speeding along Interstate 77 in Iredell County, North Carolina. After stopping the man's vehicle, deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff's Office claim to have found nearly $67,000 worth of illegal narcotics inside the man's car. A local news report did not indicate what probable cause the police had for searching the man's vehicle, nor was it said whether the man gave consent to the search. Nevertheless, he has been charged with drug trafficking, and police are holding him in the Iredell County Jail.