BOONE, N.C. - Two men are jailed in western North Carolina after officers say they found crystal meth in a home.
We learned officers searched a home on Long Street in Boone, North Carolina on Monday. Detectives found just over a half pound of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of over $30,000.
Baxter Smith James, who resided at the house, and Robert Hill Phillips are charged with trafficking methamphetamine, along with several other drug related charges.
Both already had pending court cases in Watauga County for methamphetamine-related incidents.
|Baxter Smith James, 69, was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, PWISD Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Dwelling/Place/Vehicle CS (F), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.||Robert Hill Phillips, 48, was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, PWISD Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Dwelling/Place/Vehicle CS (F), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.|
- New 'Aerial Adventure' ropes course opens at ETSU
- Confederate nurse honored more than 150 years after Civil War
- Gov. Haslam hosts Appalachian Regional Commission conference
- Multiple agencies search for escaped inmate out of Washington County, Tenn.
- Local recycling practices both benefit and cost their cities