BAYBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — Deputies with the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office recently concluded a two-month-long narcotics investigation that led to the arrest of a suspect.

Deputies searched the home of Montrell Cordess Curtis, 25, of Mesic, on April 21. Deputies seized over 100 fentanyl pills, an undisclosed amount of money, an AR-15-style rifle with ammunition, 4.5 ounces of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Curtis was arrested and taken to the Pamlico County Detention Center where he was held under a $1,575,000.00 secured bond. He was previously convicted of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon in Pamlico County.

Curtis was charged with these crimes:

Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon  

  • Possession of Weapon of Mass Destruction
  • Trafficking in Opioid by Possession 4 Counts
  • Trafficking in Opioid by Transport 1 Count
  • Trafficking in Opioid by Sale 3 Counts
  • Trafficking in Opioid by Delivery 3 Counts
  • Maintaining a Dwelling for CS (F) 3 Counts
  • Maintaining a Vehicle for CS (F)
  • PWIMSD Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor Child Abuse
  • Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia