A Moore County man was arrested after Southern Pines Police Department Officer K-9 Ivy detected narcotics in the suspect’s vehicle.

Southern Pines Police arrested Christian Dominic Boeger, 21, of Carthage, Saturday, according to a department news release.

Christian Dominic Boeger

During a narcotics investigation, the suspect was observed placing a bag in his vehicle’s trunk in the 1000 block of U.S. Highway 1 in Southern Pines just before 2 a.m.

“K-9 Ivy was deployed and subsequently alerted to the presence of narcotics,” said Southern Pines Police Department on Sunday. “Following the alert by K-9 Ivy, a search was conducted of the vehicle. Recovered from the bag placed by Christian Dominic Boeger in the vehicle’s trunk was 119 grams of marijuana, 7.3 grams of methamphetamine, 1 gram of cocaine, digital scales, narcotic packaging supplies, hypodermic needles and assorted drug paraphernalia.”

Drugs found in suspect’s car. All photographs courtesy of Southern Pines Police Department.

Boeger was jailed under a $75,000 secured bond and charged with possession with the intent to sell/deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver a schedule II controlled substance, felony possession of cocaine, felony possession of marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana and maintaining a place for controlled substances.

K-9 Ivy is a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois and has been an officer with the Southern Pines Police Department since September 2016.

Feature file photo of K-9 Officer Ivy via Southern Pines Police Department’s website.


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