MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A 19-year-old was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop.
The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Furie Nikayla Benge with possession of methaphetamine.
Deputies said on January 12th, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on Harmony Grove Road on a vehicle for numerous violations.
An unknown male driver fled on foot according to deputies.
Benge was a passenger in the vehicle. Deputies searched her and found methaphetamine along with drug paraphernalia.
She was taken into custody on a $2,000 bond.
The driver was not apprehended and the incident remains under investigation by the MCSO.