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.
Unfortunately, North Carolina has seen an increase in heroin charges in this state, and police officers are trying hard to arrest all those that they believe are involved in the heroin drug trafficking trade. On Oct. 5, the Dare County Narcotics Task Force arrested two men on heroin drug charges. The two North Carolina men have also been charged with other drug related infractions.
A man is facing drug charges after a major bust in North Carolina. Authorities reportedly found over 500 pounds of marijuana at the home he was renting. The man was already jailed on drug charges in September, but with the newest find, he will likely face additional legal trouble.
Two North Carolina residents are facing drug charges after a traffic stop. During the early morning stop, authorities claimed to have found a duffle bag inside of the vehicle that was filled with cocaine. The officers stated the bag was 'in plain sight.' The drug charges were filed against the two occupants of the vehicle after the stop.
A North Carolina man has been charged with several drug offenses related to a bag found near his car. Police assert that the man stopped short of a license checking station they had set up north of Maysville on US 17. After a Jones County deputy initiated a traffic stop, the man found himself in jail on drug charges.
A North Carolina man recently endured an expensive and time-consuming ordeal involving mistaken identity and drug charges. The 22-year-old man was unaware that he was listed as a most-wanted man in the city of Statesville. Shocked when he saw his photo on a wanted poster, he turned himself in to police in an attempt to avoid more public embarrassment. However, as a result of the false drug charges, the man was still suspended from his job.
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.