By Submitted Story on June 29, 2020
On June 25, at approximately 9 p.m., Dare County Sheriff’s Office B-District Deputies went to a residence in the 90 Block of Darrell Lane in Wanchese. They were there to speak to the residents about community complaints they were receiving concerning possible drug activity.
While the Deputies were speaking to the residents, an odor of marijuana was coming from the house. The Deputies obtained a search warrant for the residence where they located and seized a marijuana plant, 9 packages of marijuana gummies, 7 marijuana cookies, approximately 8 grams of marijuana wax, digital scales, and numerous items of related paraphernalia.
Michael Brian Newburg, 33, of the 90 Block of Darrell Lane, Wanchese, NC, was arrested and charged with (F) Manufacturing Marijuana, (F) PWIMSD Marijuana and (M) Possession of Marijuana Drug Paraphernalia. He was released on a $4,500 secured bond.