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Report: McDowell deputy assisting wildlife officers finds drugs on suspect
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Report: McDowell deputy assisting wildlife officers finds drugs on suspect

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Deputy Morgan Bocanegra of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged John Edward Conner, 24, address listed as Reel Hollow Road in Marion, with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance.

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On the night of Wednesday, March 17, Bocanegra assisted N.C. Wildlife Resource officers at Black Bear Landing on Lake James Road. Wildlife officers saw a truck in a no parking zone with two occupants inside.

Authorities searched both men. On Conner’s person, they located methamphetamine and pills, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

A court official set a $5,500 bond.

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