Chocowinity man charged with meth possession with intent to sell

Published 7:34 pm Monday, July 15, 2019

On July 11, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Jeffrey Nobles, 43, of Hodges Road in Chocowinity. Nobles was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nobles’ arrest stemmed from investigators receiving a tip that he was involved in the use and distribution of methamphetamine. Investigators conducted surveillance and initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that Nobles was driving. K-9 Bodi alerted on the vehicle and a search was conducted. Investigators found five plastic bags containing methamphetamine, a digital scale and plastic bags used to repackage methamphetamine.

Nobles was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.