Daily Archives: May 17, 2019

Investigation and traffic stop leads to drug bust

NEWPORT, NC – One person was arrested Thursday on drug trafficking charges in Carteret County after a 3 month-long investigation by the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office. Newport resident Anique Rashell Pittman, 42, was arrested on Thursday for trafficking methamphetamine and heroin after she was pulled over in a traffic stop. During the traffic stop, narcotics detectives searched the vehicle and found more than 68 grams of methamphetamine and more than 32 grams of heroin. Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office were attempting to locate and arrest Pittman on ou…