Craven County Sheriff’s Office announces 36 arrests in latest drug crackdown

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NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — The Craven County Sheriff’s Office is cracking down again on crime in the community. On Wednesday, officials held a press conference to announce the arrest of dozens of people on drug-related charges. 

Sheriff Chip Hughes and District Attorney Scott Thomas made the message clear at the press conference, don’t come to Craven County to conduct any criminal activity. He said for the past several months, Craven County deputies and other units have been concentrating on citizen complaints of the sale and use of illegal drugs.