Deputies said a drug tip and a strong smell coming from a local home were clues that lead to a drug bust.
The Kinston Free Press reports deputies in Lenoir County got the tip of drug activity at a home in the 5000 block of Toms Path.
Investigators arrived at the home Sunday to find the strong smell of marijuana.
The paper reports deputies got a warrant and found baggies of cocaine, marijuana, and even a sword in the home.
28-year-old Javier Perez was arrested on drug charges, including possession with the intent to sell and deliver drugs.
Investigators said there was a baggie of marijuana on a heater in the home, producing the strong smell of marijuana.
Perez was put in the Lenoir County Jail under a $200,000 bond.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.