Wednesday evening, members of the Lenoir Police Department Narcotics and Traffic Units, with assistance from the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office ICE Unit executed a search warrant at a motel on Wilkesboro Boulevard. Officers learned through surveillance that Moore and Jones occupied a room that contained a substantial amount of narcotics.
Investigators found 30.6 grams of methamphetamine, 19.6 grams of heroin, 255 grams of marijuana, .2 grams of crack cocaine, prescription medication, one firearm and $3,360 in U.S. Currency. The total value of narcotics seized according to North Carolina Drug Guidelines was $18,430.
Moore and Jones are both being held in the Caldwell County Detention Center with secured bonds of $250,000 each. They were scheduled to make a court appearance today.
Story courtesy of Rob Eastwood, WHKY News