MCDOWELL, N.C. (WLOS) — Two people face drug charges after law enforcement found 12.88 grams of meth and drug paraphernalia while responding to a report of a stolen vehicle.
James Robert Hollifield, 36, of Nebo, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a vehicle to keep a controlled substance.
Amanda Lynn Jones, 28, of Marion, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said officers responded to a call about a stolen vehicle on Hankins Road just before 12:30 a.m. on Sunday.
When authorities found the car, they determined it wasn’t stolen and found Hollifield and Jones inside.
Hollifield had an outstanding warrant for failure to pay child support, and Jones had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
The sheriff’s office said a search of Hollifield and the vehicle turned up 12.88 grams of methamphetamine and paraphernalia. Deputies say they found paraphernalia in a bag belonging to Jones.