Sheriff's office seizes guns and drugs
The Daily Reflector
Friday, January 18, 2019
Detectives from the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office seized weapons and drugs after executing a search warrant at an Ayden-area home, according to a news release issued Thursday.
The search took place Jan. 11 at 6184 Stokestown-St. John’s Road. Detectives seized 11 rifles, a pistol, 200 rounds of ammunition, 105 grams of marijuana, .6 grams of heroin, 34 Xanax tablets, 10 vials of marijuana wax, four glass bongs, two digital scales and $640 in cash. The estimated street value of the drugs is $7,725.00.
Christian Sugg, 17, is charged with possession with intent to sell, and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver schedule IV controlled substances, possession of heroin, maintain a vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sugg was jailed in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $60,000 bond. The release said more arrests are expected. Ayden and Grifton police assisted with the operation.
In addition to the drug bust, the sheriff’s office made arrests in unrelated cases:
Stephen Brandon Bridgers, 36, of Greenville, was charged Tuesday in the theft of jewelry after one of the pieces showed up in pawn shop on Jan. 2 and the person who pawned it was identified. The news release said Bridgers is charged with one count of obtaining property by false pretenses. He was jailed in the detention center under a $20,000 bond.
Deputies arrested Tyler Redman Norville, 25, of Greenville after detectives determined he had made fraudulent purchases using credit cards belonging to different people, the news release said. The fraudulent purchases were made from Nov. 27 and Dec. 7 and occurred in multiple locations across Pitt County. Norville was charged with two counts of financial card fraud/obtaining property and 16 counts of identity theft. He was jailed in the detention center under a $100,000 bond.