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New Hanover County Sheriff's Department Vice and Narcotics Make Bath Salt Bust

NEW HANOVER CTY : January 15th, 2014 - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics arrested Jonathan Earl McKoy on Tuesday January 14, after a 4 week investigation.  McKoy was arrested shortly after being stopped by Deputies for a speeding violation. A search of the vehicle revealed a large amount of MDPV / Methylenedioxypyrovalerone aka bath salt. Abria A. Davis the passenger in the vehicle with Mckoy was also arrested on multiple felony charges.  Mckoy is currently at the New Hanover County Detention Facility with a $75,000.00 secured bond and Davis received a $45,000.00 secure bond which she posted couple of hours after her arrest. McKoy was previously arrested last week Jan. 10, 2014 for drug charges, received a $50,000.00 secured bond and posted his bond in 57 minutes.

Jonathan Earl McKoy

36 year old black male
2 counts of trafficking MDPV
2 counts of conspire to traffic MDPV
1 count of maintain vehicle
1count of PWISD MDPV
1count of simple possession of marijuana
1count possess drug paraphernalia

Abria Aretta Davis

20 year old black female
2 counts of trafficking MDPV
2 counts of conspire to traffic MDPV
1 count of maintain vehicle
1count of PWISD MDPV
1count of simple possession of marijuana
1count possess drug paraphernalia

Source: New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.