North Carolina parents may be interested in the case of a Wakefield High School teacher who has been charged with drug trafficking. The 22-year-old teacher, who resides in Knightdale, was apprehended on July 10 and booked into Wake County Jail. She is facing multiple drug charges. The woman's mother, stepfather and sister were also taken into custody and booked on drug charges.
Authorities say that a 59-year-old man accidentally arranged a drug deal with a North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agent through a series of text messages. Although the man had an arrest record, local police say that he was not being investigated when the incident took place. Therefore, there was no reason for the man to have the agent's number.
According to the New Bern Police Department, two Craven County residents were arrested on various drug charges following a raid by the Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team. The suspects, a male and a female, were taken into custody at their New Bern residence.
A North Carolina mother and her daughter were detained on felony drug charges on March 4 after U.S. Postal Service inspectors interrupted the Jan. 16 delivery of a package through Priority Mail with the daughter's delivery address on it. After obtaining a search warrant, authorities opened the box and allegedly discovered 11 pounds of marijuana valued at around $22,000.
A pharmacist in North Carolina was arrested on drug charges and subsequently surrendered his license. This individual had been in the business for more 40 years. It is alleged that he sold fentanyl and 30 oxycodone pills to an undercover informant back in April.
Three individuals were arrested on a variety of drug-related charges when their car was pulled over on March 30, 2014. Among other alleged offenses, a 32-year-old man from Newton, North Carolina was charged with the intent to manufacture a controlled substance, conspiracy and drug trafficking. A 20-year-old woman from Hickory and 36-year old man from Hiddenite were also charged with conspiracy and possession of a controlled substance.
Federal authorities have charged 12 individuals with alleged conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. According to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, seven of those individuals had been arrested on December 10th. Three others are claimed to be fugitives.