52-year-old Mark Robert Eury of Oxford School Road in Catawba was arrested Sunday (March 12) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged felony with trafficking in methamphetamine, felony maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/or place for controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
On Sunday, deputies with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division assisted Probation Officers with the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction in a search of a probationer’s residence on Oxford School Road. During the search, a Sheriff’s Office K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. Following that alert officers found and seized 2,393 grams of methamphetamine, 47 grams of cocaine, a firearm and $2,108 in U.S. Currency.
Eury is on probation as a result of a conviction in Catawba County for felony attempted trafficking schedule II controlled substance. He was convicted in April, 2021 and received probation and a suspended sentence. Following Sunday’s arrest, Eury was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility without bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (March 14). A District Court appearance was scheduled Monday.
Story: Rob Eastwood-WHKY