Kinston teenager facing drug and gun charges

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – A Kinston teenager is facing several charges after being arrested on Thursday.

Kinston police say they were patrolling on Marilyn Drive when they saw a man walking behind an abandoned building.

After he was stopped, police say 18-year-old Nas Whitfield was found with a concealed handgun, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Whitfield was charged with possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana and carrying a concealed firearm.