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Two men arrested for attempting to sell controlled substances

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WASHINGTON, N.C. -
The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of two people attempting to sell controlled substances.

Deputies say the drug unit arrested 20-year-old Jonathan Dale Walker of Washington and 70-year-old Trevor Lupton of Chocowinity. Investigators say they received an anonymous tip that Lupton was travelling to Washington to sell his prescription medication.

After conducting surveillance, deputies say Lupton led them to Walker’s residence on Cypress Shores Road and executed a search warrant.
Deputies found and seized 85 dosages of Alprazolam, marijuana digital scales and marijuana smoking pipes.

Both were placed under arrest and booked into the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond.

Walker is charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Maintaining a Dwelling to Facilitate Drug Activity, Possession of Less than ½ Ounce of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Kerry Lupton is charged with Sell and Deliver Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule IV Controlled Substance and Maintain a Vehicle to Facilitate Drug Activity.
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