Five people, between the ages of 20 and 45, were arrested on drug charges in Greenville during a recent drug enforcement operation in Granville County. Officers seized marijuana, ecstasy (MDMA), drug paraphernalia and about $1000 in cash in the bust.
Alcohol, drugs and sex were given as reasons for arresting the manager of a North Carolina adult club, two of its dancers and eight others earlier this week. The club has been under investigation by the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) Division for several months; additional arrests are expected.
Two NASCAR crew members were arrested after law enforcement officers caught them in possession of 10 and a half pounds of marijuana in North Carolina. The pair faces drug trafficking charges, among other North Carolina drug charges.
A man who was sentenced to probation only after each of his three marijuana convictions in New Orleans got quite a shock after moving to a new town - he was sentenced to life in prison after his fourth drug possession charge. The man was convicted of attempting to possess and distribute marijuana for the fourth time and was sentenced under Louisiana's repeat-offender law.
An MTV "Teen Mom" reality television star worked her community service hours by picking up trash along a North Carolina highway after pleading guilty to misdemeanor drug charge in late April. The reality show mom has been arrest twice in the past six months - once for the drug charge and once for breaking and entering and assault.
Those looking to enjoy an evening out on the town were instead treated to an elaborate sting operation this weekend. Police arrested 15 people during a drug bust at a Thomasville nightclub last Friday night and into Saturday morning. The defendants are accused of 380 drug charges for their alleged participation in the sale and exchange of drugs. Thomasville police are also seeking two additional people with outstanding warrants who were allegedly involved in the operation.
Popular Pennsylvania rapper Wiz Khalifa, 22, was arrested early this morning following a performance in Greenville at East Carolina University. Khalifa, who was born Cameron Thomaz, was taken into custody for drug charges after police officers searched the rapper's tour bus.
An ongoing investigation by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) of a drug and prostitution ring resulted in a bust yesterday. As of right now, five suspects are facing felony drug charges stemming from the bust.
Three defendants accused of trafficking 230 pounds of marijuana pleaded guilty last week. One other defendant allegedly involved in the drug trafficking has not yet gone to trial.
A Carteret County man has recently been charged with various drug crimes. Delton Mishon Doneghy, 33, of Nine Foot Road in Newport, has been arrested after authorities conducted several undercover purchases of crack cocaine from his residence. Doneghy was charged with a slew of drug crimes stemming from the undercover sales.