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Bath salt bust in New Hanover County

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WILMINGTON, N.C. - Two people have been arrested in New Hanover County for having bath salts.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics arrested Jonathan Earl McKoy, 36, on Tuesday January 14, after a 4 week investigation.  McKoy was arrested shortly after being stopped by Deputies for a speeding violation. A search of the vehicle revealed a large amount of MDPV / Methylenedioxypyrovalerone aka bath salt. Abria A. Davis, 20, the passenger in the vehicle with Mckoy was also arrested on multiple felony charges. 

Mckoy is currently at the New Hanover County Detention Facility with a $75,000 secured bond and Davis received a $45,000 secure bond which she posted couple of hours after her arrest. McKoy was previously arrested  Jan. 10, 2014 for drug charges, received a $50,000 secured bond and posted his bond in 57 minutes.

The current charges are as follows:
Jonathan Earl McKoy
2 counts of trafficking MDPV
2 counts of conspire to traffic MDPV
1 count of maintain vehicle
1 count of PWISD MDPV
1 count of simple possession of marijuana
1 count possess drug paraphernalia

Abria Aretta Davis
2 counts of trafficking MDPV
2 counts of conspire to traffic MDPV
1 count of maintain vehicle
1 count of PWISD MDPV
1 count of simple possession of marijuana
1 count possess drug paraphernalia


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