Wayne County man facing meth trafficking charges

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Wayne County man is behind bars on meth trafficking charges.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Jonathan Dennington, 45, of Dudley, with trafficking methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle/ dwelling/ place for controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Wednesday, the Wayne County Drug Unit, along with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, searched a home on Eagle Ridge Drive in Dudley.

During the search, deputies say they found about 66 grams of crystal meth and other drug paraphernalia. Dennington was taken into custody in connection to the case.

He's currently being held on a $100,000 bond pending his first court appearance.