2 arrested following drug investigation in Swansboro area


ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) A drug investigation in the Swansboro area resulted in the arrest of two people.

On May 21 members of Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit conducted an investigation at a residence in Swansboro.

Several vehicles were witnessed coming and leaving the house and a traffic stop was conducted.

39 year old Richard Patrick David was arrested after a K-9 alerted the presence of drugs in the vehicle.

David of Hubert was also found to have a suspended driver’s license.

He was charged with:

  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute methamphetamine
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute cocaine
  • Manufacture cocaine
  • Manufacture methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Driving while license revoked

David was transported to Onslow County Detention Center under a $121,000 bond.

Jacksonville Police Department’s Special Operations Division assisted in this

In a separate incident, members of the Drug Enforcement Unit assisted patrol on a traffic stop near West Corbett Avenue.

During the stop, K-9 Bonito alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.

A search was conducted, and prescription narcotics and drug paraphernalia were found.

43-year-old Jamie Renee Harmon of Hubert was taken into custody and arrested.

She was charged with:

  • Possession of schedule II controlled substance
  • Possession of schedule IV controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Harmon was transported to Onslow County Detention Center under a $2,500 bond.

Anyone with information about these incidents may contact Onslow County Sheriff’s Office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.

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