Georgia man and Maine man arrested, facing multiple drug-related charges in eastern North Carolina

Published 6:50 pm Saturday, February 26, 2022

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The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department announced on February 7, 2022 the arrest of a Georgia man and a Maine man for multiple drug charges.

According to BCSO, on January 19, 2022, investigators with the BCSO Drug Unit arrested Dennis Allen Meeks, 43, of Milner, Ga. and Matthew Greaney, 30, of Alfred, Maine. They were charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana; possession with intent to sell and deliver psilocybin mushrooms, a schedule I controlled substance; possession of methamphetamine; possession with intent to sell and deliver THC delta 9 edibles, a schedule VI controlled substance; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

“Their arrest stemmed from Investigators witnessing Meeks and Greaney using drugs in the parking lot of the Rest Area in Chocowinity,” stated the BCSO press release. “Investigators approached and conducted a search of them and the vehicle they were operating. Investigators found marijuana, Psilocybin Mushrooms, Methamphetamine, THC Delta 9 Edibles, THC Delta 9 Wax, digital scales and plastic bags.”

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Meeks and Greaney were confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $60,000 secured bond.