Two arrested in Carteret Co. for drug and child sex crimes
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - An investigation in Carteret County leads to arrests for drug and child sex crimes.
Cape Carteret police say around 8:00 pm Saturday they searched a home at 110 Bayshore Drive.
The search warrant was part of an investigation of sex crimes against a child as well as suspected controlled substance violations.
52-year-old Chad Scoggins was arrested and charged with first degree sexual exploitation of a minor, second degree forceable sex offense and second degree forcible rape. Scoggins was arrested and booked into the Carteret County jail under a $150,000.00 secured bond.
52-year-old Kimberly Wyatt was arrested and charged with first degree sexual exploitation of a minor, second degree forceable sex offense and second degree forcible rape. Wyatt was also given a $150,000.00 secured bond.
During the search, officers say they recovered a significant amount of marijuana, marijuana wax, the remnants of a marijuana growing operation, various unknown pills, and a significant number of various types of drug paraphernalia used for the manufacture, packaging, use and storage of controlled substances.
Police say additional charges are pending.
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