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K9 leads to drug arrest in New Bern

Deputies arrested and charged Quanterrio Mejias of New Bern with trafficking in heroin and possession with the intent to sell/ deliver cocaine.
Published: Sep. 1, 2020 at 9:41 AM EDT
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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Craven County Sheriff’s Office K9 helped lead a drug bust in New Bern.

Deputies arrested and charged Quanterrio Mejias of New Bern with trafficking in heroin and possession with the intent to sell/ deliver cocaine.

The sheriff’s office says K9 Nibbles alerted deputies to drugs in the car during a license check on Simmons Street. Deputies say they found heroin, cocaine, scales and syringes inside the car.

Mejias is being held under a $500,000 bond at the Craven County Detention Center.

Deputies say K9 Nibbles was rescued from a dog fighting ring in Canada and rehabilitated by Throwaway Dog Project.

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