Category: Drugs

Newport man charged with Trafficking Narcotics

On 12/18/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chance Malik Zephir, 26, of Newport following a narcotics investigation into the distribution of heroin. The charges are the result of a joint investigation between the Carteret County Sheriffs Office…

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Down East trio charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation

On 12/18/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office charged Nicholas Joyner, 42, of Atlantic, Melissa Mastropierro, 41, of Atlantic, and Joel Willis, 32, of Davis with Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Joyner, Mastropierro, and Willis…

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Western Carteret woman charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation

On 12/18/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office charged Heather Blaylock, 36, of Stella with one-count of Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Blaylock is currently in-custody at the Carteret County Detention Center for additional drug…

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Cox, Toby

New Bern man charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation.

On 11/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies charged Toby Christian Cox, 40, of Old Pollocksville Road, New Bern, with one-count of Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Cox is currently in custody at the Craven County Detention Center,…

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Two charged in Riverwoods Burglaries

On 10/26/2023 Carteret County deputies arrested Jayden Chance Comer, 22, of 112 Bryan Blvd, Havelock and Joseph Brandon Giffin, 27, of 119 Hatcher Dr, Newport after breaking into two homes on Hatcher Drive in Riverwoods. On Thursday at approximately 4:45pm…

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Newport man faces drug trafficking charges

On 10/10/2023, Carteret County Detectives arrested Tex Allen Coward, 47, of Croatan Dr, Newport for Trafficking Methamphetamine. Detectives with the Carteret and Craven County Sheriff’s Offices conducted joint multiple undercover drug purchases of methamphetamine and heroin from Coward who was…

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Newport man faces drug trafficking charges

On 09/18/2023 Carteret County deputies arrested Anthony Jermane Daugherty, 45, of Willow Point Mobile Home Park, 1038 Chatham Street, Newport for drug trafficking. Detectives made several controlled narcotic purchases including trafficking amounts of fentanyl. During the arrest several baggies containing…

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Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Shawn Mayo on an outstanding warrant

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Shawn Mayo, 30 of Havelock on an outstanding warrant for larceny and an additional warrant for failing to appear in court. Mayo was located and arrested after Pamlico…

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William Eugene McMillion

Gloucester man faces Second Degree Murder; Death by Distribution Charges

On 08/11/2023, Carteret County deputies arrested William Eugene McMillion, 43, of Straits Rd, Gloucester following the 2020 overdose death of Heidi Guiendon of Otway. McMillion was identified by detectives as having sold the opiates laced with fentanyl that caused the…

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Atlantic couple arrested on Drug Charges

On 06/23/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office arrested Melissa Mastropierro, 40, and Nicholas Chris-Jon Joyner, 41, of Atlantic, NC. The two were arrested as the result of an ongoing investigation related to narcotic offenses. Mastropierro and Joyner were…

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Two charged following drug investigation

  On 06/19/2023 Carteret County deputies and Morehead City police arrested Christopher Lee Mitchell, 34, of Seashore Dr, Swansboro and Jennifer Kay Caton Booher, 41, of Hickory Hills Rd, Cape Carteret following a narcotics investigation into the distribution of illicit…

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