March 9, 2020
The Carteret County Sheriffs Department has announced the arrest of David Patterson, 39, of Morehead City NC.
The local sheriff says this joint investigation ended a cocaine trafficking operation in the county.
David Patterson is charged with felony trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine, sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, manufacture cocaine, and maintaining a dwelling for the use or sale of a controlled substance.
He received a bond of $600,000 secured and is scheduled for a first appearance on March 13, 2020.
Detectives announced that they recovered 1.4 ounces of cocaine from the investigation.