Senior citizen charged for drugs at Carolina Beach


CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A senior citizen faces drug charges after a bust last night in Carolina Beach.

The police department’s Vice Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the home of John R. Lunsford, 69, in the 1400 block of Snapper Lane as part of an ongoing investigation. Inside officers found a large amount of money, narcotics and a weapon.

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Lunsford is charged with possession with intent to sell, manufacture and deliver schedule II narcotics and maintaining a dwelling for the use/sale of a controlled substance.