Two men are in jail after a drug bust in Pender County while another man finds out how much time he'll spend behind bars.
Sheriff's deputies arrest ernest barber and joshua thomas. They are charged with possession, intent to manufacture and intent to sell marijuana. Both are in the Pender County Jail under $16,000 secured bond.
Meanwhile Hector Palacios pleaded guilty to three counts of trafficking, possessing and intent to sell marijuana. A judge sentenced Palacios to 25 to 30 months in prison. He will be deported once his prison term is done.