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Man arrested on multiple drug charges in Craven County

James Rothwell arrested on multiple drug charges
James Rothwell arrested on multiple drug charges(Bridgeton Police Department)
Published: Sep. 11, 2021 at 9:32 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT
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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN)- A man is behind bars after police stopped a car and found drugs, cash, and drug paraphernalia.

Bridgeton Police Officers stopped the car on 1140 Baybush Road in Vanceboro and seized over 12 ounces of marijuana and $8,400 in cash Friday.

James Rothwell II was charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of sale, maintaining a vehicle to transport and store a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to officials, Rothwell has similar pending drug charges in Craven County.

He is currently in the Craven County jail under a $7,500.00 bond.

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