Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust In Alamance County

9:58 AM, Apr 29, 2013   |    comments
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Alamance County, NC -- A traffic stop turned into a drug bust Friday, leading to the arrest of two people by Alamance County Sheriff's deputies and local police.

Deputies learned that Kenneth Paul King, 26, had an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear after he was stopped. Investigators then conducted a search of the car and found more than 400 doses of hydrocodone and more than 50 doses of oxycodone.

Both King and Laura Ann Isley, 24, were charged with one count each of Trafficking a Level III Controlled Substance and Possession With Intent to Sell and Distribute a Schedule III Controlled Substance. King was additionally charged with Trafficking a Level I Controlled Substance by Possession, Possession With Intent to Sell and Distribute a Schedule II Controlled substance and two counts Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

King was issued a $100,000 bond, Isley a $40,000 bond.

The sheriff's office is continuing their investigation.

Both hydrocodone and oxycodone are classified as opiate (narcotic) analgesics used to treat pain.

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