BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) — Narcotics detectives arrested a man Friday after seizing cocaine, guns, cash and drug paraphernalia from a Beaufort home.
David Patterson, 37, faces charges of possessing firearms while being a convicted felon, possessing a stolen firearm and a number of crack-cocaine-related charges.
Detectives with numerous agencies searched Patterson’s home Friday as part of a months-long investigation.
During the search, detectives seized 7.97 grams of crack cocaine, six firearms, $3,200 cash, and paraphernalia deputies said was related to drug sales.
Patterson is being held in the Carteret County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.
Carteret County narcotics detectives were assisted by the Beaufort Police Department, the Morehead City Police Department and the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office in the execution of the warrant.