Newport man faces drug charges

Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and the Morehead City Police Department arrested Perry Nordean Fisher Jr, 38, of 446 Nine Foot Rd, Newport following a month-long drug investigation.

On 08/29/2023 a traffic stop was conducted on Fisher following a controlled purchase of trafficking levels of cocaine (57 grams) and marijuana (28 grams). During the stop Fisher was found to be in possession of an additional 88 grams of marijuana and a concealed handgun.

Prior to this incident detectives conducted several trafficking level- controlled purchases of cocaine from Fisher at his residence located in Seascape Mobile Home Park in Newport.
Fisher was arrested on the following charges and detectives seized the below listed weights of illicit narcotics. Fisher remains in the Carteret County Jail under a $750,000.00 secured bond.

• 15 counts of Felony Trafficking in Cocaine
• 4 counts of Felony Possession with intent to sell deliver Marijuana
• 2 counts of Felony Sell/Deliver
• 2 counts of Felony Maintain Vehicle/place/Dwelling for controlled Substance
• 1 count of Concealed Carry of a Firearm.

• 142 Grams Cocaine
• 174.2 Grams of Marijuana