Rich Square man arrested for marijuana possession

Published 4:48 pm Friday, March 12, 2021

RICH SQUARE – Citizen complaints and information from Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith regarding possible drug sales led the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office to a residence in the 100 block of Hart Swamp Road in Rich Square on Thursday morning, March 11.

Torrey Futrell

The drug investigation was conducted by Lieutenant C.A. Parker. He was granted a search warrant for the residence after weeks of investigations.

That warrant was served shortly before 8 a.m. by agents of the Northampton Narcotics Division and Criminal Investigation Division.

During the search, agents seized 466 grams of marijuana, US currency, and digital scales.

Parker arrested and charged Torrey Futrell, 19, for felony possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Futrell was jailed under a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to answer those charges in Northampton County Criminal District Court on April 20.

Citizens are encouraged to report possible drug activity by calling the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division at (252) 534-2611 (ext. 175) or the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office Crime Stoppers at (252) 534-1110.