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Murphy man arrested on drug charges at Dollar General

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MURPHY, NC (WRCB) -

Deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrested Paul Richard Lucas from Hayesville.

Acting on information, that Lucas maybe possibly armed with a weapon and in possession of methamphetamine, deputies located Lucas at the Dollar General Store in the Peachtree Community of Cherokee County.

Lucas was detained, questioned and in a subsequent search approximately 3 grams of methamphetamine was found on Lucas's person.

Lucas was arrested for possession with the intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lucas was incarcerated in the Cherokee County Detention Center on a $5000 secured bond. Lucas is scheduled to appear in Cherokee County District Court later this month.

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