Eastern North Carolina man facing charge for possession with intent to sell, deliver fentanyl

Published 3:41 pm Monday, May 23, 2022

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office reported on May 6 that John Michael McLawhorn, 28, of Chocowinity, was arrested on April 27, 2022 and charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver fentanyl, a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

“McLawhorn’s arrest stemmed from Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit making purchases of Fentanyl from McLawhorn,” stated a BCSO press release.

McLawhorn was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.

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