2 arrested on drug charges after traffic stop in Holly Ridge

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Holly Ridge, NC Police

HOLLY RIDGE, NC (WNCT) – The Holly Ridge Police Department said officers arrested two people on drug charges after they were stopped for speeding on Sunday.

Police said at about 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, an HRPD officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on US Highway 17.

As the officer approached the vehicle he could smell marijuana and alcohol odors coming from inside the vehicle.

The officer conducted a search of the vehicle and found heroin, cocaine, and an open alcoholic drink inside the vehicle.

The vehicle’s driver, Clyde A. Pettis Jr., age 39, of Corena Avenue in Maysville, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell Deliver Heroin
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • 2 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Open Container of Alcohol
  • Driving While Impaired
  • Driving While License Revoked
  • Speeding at 72 MPH in a 55 MPH zone

Pettis Jr. was placed in the Onslow County Detention Center on a bond of $7,500.

The vehicle’s passenger, Jamie R. Brigman, age 42, of Springer Road in Wilmington, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell Deliver Heroin
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • 2 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Open Container

Brigman was placed in the Onslow County Detention Center on a bond of $6,000.

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