Meth, fentanyl seized from man during traffic stop in Catawba County, deputies say

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NEWTON, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Deputies seized methamphetamine and fentanyl after stopping a vehicle for no titles in Catawba County early Wednesday morning, according to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said deputies conducted a traffic stop around 1:30 a.m. along Fairgrove Church Road.

During the stop, a K-9 “sniffed” the vehicle and alerted to the presence of drugs inside, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies said they found 133 grams of methamphetamine, 7.6 grams of fentanyl, 4.5 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia during a search of the vehicle.

The driver, Robert Joseph Walton, 30, of Conover, was arrested and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, trafficking in opium, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, operating a motor vehicle with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance, possession marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, expired driver’s license and no headlights.

He was granted a $185,000 bond.

Meth, fentanyl seized from man during traffic stop in Catawba County, deputies say

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