The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Murphy, NC— Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced the April 12th, 2016 arrest of Chad Antonio Mayner, a 28-year-old Murphy, North Carolina man for charges involving possessing and selling drugs.
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators observed what they believed to be the sale of marijuana by Mayner near his residence. Upon further investigation, it became known that Mayner had sold an amount of marijuana to two individuals.
During a subsequent knock and talk conducted at Mayner’s Murphy, North Carolina residence, investigators found an additional quantity of marijuana, a handgun, liquid codeine, scales and other paraphernalia which were seized. Additional charges are anticipated.
Mayner was arrested and charged for: SELL/DELIVER MARIJUANA, AID AND ABET MAINTAIN A DWELLING, MAINTAIN PLACE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESS WITH INTENT TO MANUFACTURE/SELL/DELIVER MARIJUANA, POSSESS SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, MANUFACTURE/SELL/DELIVER/POSSSESS CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHIN 1000 FT OF SCHOOL.
Mayner is currently confined in the Cherokee County Detention Center under a $25,000.00 secure bond awaiting a May 5th, 2016 District Court date.
Sheriff Palmer stated, “We are continuing our efforts to stem the drug flow in Cherokee County. We continue to use all available resources that we have on hand to accomplish our goal and that is a safer Cherokee County for all.”
Sheriff Palmer asks if you should have any information concerning this case or any other case to report suspicious activity and suspected violations of the law, please call 828-837-3144 or submit a tip at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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