Narcotics investigation leads to arrest in New Bern

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NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – On March 2, following a Narcotics Investigation, members of the New Bern Police Department, Craven County Sheriff’s Office, and Probation and Parole conducted a search of a room at a local hotel.

The search resulted in the recovery of 11.6 grams of heroin, 4.4 grams of methamphetamine, oxycodone, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Two arrests were made.

Veronica Riggs of New Bern was charged with:

  • Trafficking heroin
  • Possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine
  • Simple Possession of Schedule II and VI
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

She was confined to the Craven County Jail under a $500,000 secured bond.

Bobby Fields of New Bern was charged with:

  • Conspiracy to Traffic Heroin
  • Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Heroin
  • Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Methamphetamine
  • Maintaining a Dwelling Place for Purpose of Drug Sales
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

He was confined to the Craven County Jail under a $180,000 secured bond. Both will have their first appearance in Craven County District Court on March 3.

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