Newport woman facing multiple drug trafficking charges

Newport woman facing multiple drug trafficking charges

Carteret County deputies say Kristen Fulcher was nabbed on Friday.

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN)- A Newport woman is facing multiple drug charges after deputies received several complaints of possible illegal activity inside a home.

Carteret County deputies say Kristen Fulcher was nabbed on Friday.

The woman’s arrest came after a traffic stop where deputies say they found methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl and $287 in cash.

Narcotics arrest Fulcher

Narcotics arrest Fulcher

Fulcher was charged with trafficking methamphetamine by possession, trafficking methamphetamine by transport, trafficking methamphetamine by manufacture, trafficking heroin of opium by possession, trafficking heroin of opium by transport, and trafficking heroin of opium by manufacture.

She was jailed on a $500,000 secured bond.

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