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Murphy man arrested on drug charges

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An investigation into illegal drug distribution results in one arrest. 

Thirty-nine year old Roger Wayne Stockton of Murphy was arrested on October 14th.  The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office had him under investigation for his part in the distribution of illegally possessed controlled substances in Cherokee County North Carolina.

Seen leaving a house in Murphy, deputies stopped Stockton on active warrants from the North Carolina Highway Patrol 

Officers searched the vehicle Stockton was driving and found  a large quantity of methamphetamine as well as significant quantities of marijuana along with paraphernalia and several hundred dollars in U.S. currency all of which are commonly associated with the illegal distribution of controlled substances. 

Stockton was arrested and taken  to the Cherokee County Detention Center.  He is being held on at $54,000.00 bond. 

Stockton is scheduled to appear in court November 03rd.

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