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2 arrested after Bertie County deputies find moonshine, marijuana at residence

WINDSOR, N.C. (WNCT) - Two men have been arrested after deputies said they found moonshine and marijuana at a residence in Bertie County.

Ronnie L. Futrell was charged with:

  • Three counts of possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana
  • Three counts of maintaining a dwelling being used to keep or sell a controlled substance
  • One count of possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Four counts of possession or sell nontax paid alcoholic beverages
  • Four counts of possession for selling alcoholic beverages with no permit

Draquan A. Harrell was charged with possession or sell nontax paid alcoholic beverages and possession to sell alcoholic beverages with no permit.

The Bertie County Sheriff's Office along with the Alcohol Law Enforcement team, the Down East Drug Task Force and the Aulander Police Department executed a search warrant on 405 Chesnut Street in Aulander on January 18.

The search warrant stemmed from a three-month investigation made by Sgt. Martin Phelps and ALE Agent Kris Johnson into the illegal sale of nontax-paid alcoholic beverages and marijuana.  

Officials said they found moonshine, marijuana, and packaging materials at the residence and

Futrell was arrested and given a $20,000 bond and Harrell a $2,000 bond.

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