Pinehurst methamphetamine bust nets one arrest

Pinehurst methamphetamine bust nets one arrest
James Mitchell

Police in Pinehurst have arrested one man on drug charges as the result of an ongoing investigation. 

According to the Pinehurst Police Department, on Jan. 30, Officer S. Ackley conducted a traffic stop in the 3400 block of Lancelot Drive. The driver, a 30-year-old male identified as Mitchell James, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance when a crystal-like substance, suspected of being methamphetamine, was seized along with "distribution contraband." The traffic stop was part of an ongoing investigation of methamphetamine distribution between the Pinehurst Police Department and Orange County Precinct 2 Constable David Cagle. The West Orange and Orange Police Departments also assisted in the traffic stop.

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