Two arrested after Greenville narcotics investigation


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Pitt County deputies arrested two people Tuesday morning after an investigation and search warrant revealed heroin, cash, and drug paraphernalia inside a Greenville home.

Deputies arrested Jeffrey Paul Morning, 54, and Jacquea Lanee Ritter, 39, at a residence at 2615 Jefferson Street in Greenville.

Detectives with the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit along with deputies from the Patrol Division K-9 Unit worked together on a narcotics distribution investigation leading to Morning and Ritter’s arrest.

Morning is held under a $10,000 secured bond. Ritter is held under a $12,500 secured bond.

A full list of charges is below:

Jeffery Paul Morning, 54

  • Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Heroin
  • Maintain a Dwelling for the Sale of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jacquea Lanee Ritter, 39

  • Possession of Heroin
  • Destruction of Criminal Evidence
  • Outstanding Order for Arrest – Failure to Appear Mids. Larceny

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