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.
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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