Man, woman charged with drug trafficking in Alamance County

Alamance County Sheriff's Office generic (WGHP File Photo)

GRAHAM, N.C. — Deputies say a man and woman were arrested over the weekend after more than 450 pills were found during a traffic stop in Alamance County.

According to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Kenneth Paul King of Gibsonville was arrested Friday during a traffic stop.  The suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court, deputies said.

Deputies say they searched the vehicle King was in and found more than 400 hydrocodone pills and more than 50 oxycodone pills.

King and a second suspect, 24-year-old Laura Ann Isley of Graham, were both charged as a result, deputies said.

King is charged with trafficking a level III controlled substance, possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule III controlled substance, trafficking a level I controlled substance by possession, possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.  He was jailed under a $100,000 bond.

Isley is charged with trafficking a level III controlled substance and possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule III controlled substance.  She was jailed under a $40,000 bond.

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing.

No other details were provided.

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