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POLICE: 27 Pounds Of Pot Found In Storage Unit

There's been a sizable pot bust with two people now in jail.

Havelock police say 27 pounds of marijuana, two stolen guns and over $5,000 in cash was seized Friday night at a storage unit.

Police have charged Dale Bishop and Marquis Ashley, bot of Havelock, with trafficking in marijuana, conspiracy, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, two counts of possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A K-9 unit alerted lawmen to drugs in the storage unit at Plaza Mini Storage on McCotter Boulevard. Police then got a search warrant from a magistrate.

The two men are being held on $500,000 bonds.


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