Man arrested for drug trafficking in Buncombe County

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BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A Fairview man was arrested and charged after deputies found nearly one pound of meth and other drugs while executing a search warrant in Buncombe County on Friday.

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office said they seized 11.21 ounces of meth, seven grams of fentanyl, MDMA, a pistol and $3,200 in cash at a residence at 1052 Charlotte Highway in Fairview.

34-year-old Joshua Allan Grubb, of Fairview, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Level III Trafficking in Methamphetamine by Possession
  • Trafficking in Fentanyl by Possession
  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sale or Deliver Methamphetamine
  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sale or Deliver Fentanyl
  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sale or Deliver MDMA
  • Two counts of Maintaining a Vehicle or Dwelling for the Purposes of Controlled Substances
  • Two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Grubb is being held on a $300,000 bond.

A Level III drug trafficking charge carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 225 months in prison. Grubb also faces drug trafficking charges from an arrest made earlier this year. 

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