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.
As some North Carolina residents may know, there are rules as to when a citizen or their home may be searched and items may be seized. This right to privacy is protected under the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution.
On Oct. 29, three North Carolina men received criminal charges after authorities in New Hanover County allegedly found a large amount of heroin at an apartment owned by one of the men. According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, the drug bust was the second largest discovery of heroin in the history of the county.
According to reports, three North Carolina residents were taken into police custody on drug-related charges. Two men and one woman were accused after several drug task forces conducted two different investigations in Bladen County.