Written by Lauren Ohnesorge
Monday, 23 July 2007 21:24
A weekend drug bust at Gusher’s Knob near Three
Mile Highway in Avery County yielded 7 ½ ounces of marijuana.
responded to a suspicious vehicle parked on posted land. The vehicle’s
occupants consented to a search- and deputies found marijuana, rolling papers,
a pipe and $309. 33-year-old Jay L. Hughes and 31-year-old David Sparks, both
of Avery County, were charged with felony possession of a schedule VI
controlled substance, felony possession with intent to sell, manufacture and
deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree trespassing. A
third party was also in the vehicle, but was only served a citation.