Two people have been charged in McDowell County after deputies say they found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in their possession.

William Robert Boyd, 32, of Swannanoa and Misty Dawn Tipton, 28, of Nebo are charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine and maintaining a place to keep a controlled substance.

According to the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, on Feb. 1, deputies went to a home on Bethlehem Road in Old Fort.

The owner of the property said no one was supposed to be living there, but officers found Boyd and Tipton inside.

Authorities say they found 1.8 grams of methamphetamine, cash and drug paraphernalia during a search of the two.

Boyd was also charged with outstanding warrants for possession of methamphetamine and resisting arrest.

 

 

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