Thirteen Arrested In Newport Drug Investigation

Thirteen people are under arrest following an undercover drug operation.

The arrests happened Wednesday in Newport. Lawmen confiscated more than 27 grams of crack, over 4 grams of powder cocaine, 6.5 grams of marijuana, and 25 prescription pills.

Authorities say the suspects were arrested from both Carteret and Craven counties, with focus on those frequenting Newport solely for the purpose of drug activity.


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