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Sheriff’s Office makes pot bust in Belhaven

On Feb. 18, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Damount Harvey, 27, of 992 Elm Street in Belhaven. Harvey was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling to keep and sell a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Harvey’s arrest stemmed from investigators executing a search warrant at Harvey’s residence after receiving complaints of drug activity and conducting surveillance. Investigators found approximately 400 grams of marijuana packaged for resale, digital scales and materials used to repackage marijuana.

Harvey was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.