Wanchese Man Arrested on Felony Marijuana Charges
The Dare County Sheriff’s Office reports that a local man was arrested last week on two felony marijuana charges and a misdemeanor paraphernalia charge.
On Thursday, June 25, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Sheriff’s Office B-District Deputies went to a residence in the 90 block of Darrell Lane in Wanchese. They were there to speak to the residents about community complaints they were receiving concerning possible drug activity.
While the Deputies were speaking to the resident, an odor of marijuana was coming from the house.
The Deputies obtained a search warrant for the residence, where they located and seized a marijuana plant, nine packages of marijuana gummies, seven marijuana cookies, approximately eight grams of marijuana wax, digital scales, and numerous items of related paraphernalia.
Michael Brian Newburg, age 33, of the 90 block of Darrell Lane, was arrested and charged with Felony Manufacturing Marijuana, Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, and Deliver Marijuana, and Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Drug Paraphernalia. He was released on a $4,500 secured bond.