Man arrested for meth after investigation

A 65-year-old man was jailed at the Moore County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond and is facing charges of possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substances, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kenneth Garner, of Bennett, was arrested by deputies with the Moore County Detention Center on Wednesday. 

“On March 22, 2023, Deputies with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 900 block of NC Highway 22 in the Bennett community,” said Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields in a press release. “During the investigation, Deputies located methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia. The search warrant was executed at the conclusion of a drug investigation.”

The suspect is due in court on March 29 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty. 

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