North Carolina convicted felons charged with drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms


Two convicted North Carolina felons are facing drug-related charges after police executed a search warrant at a home and discovered illegal narcotics.

Joshua Cureton, 31, and LaKisha Harris, 40, were taken into custody after High Point police searched the home on Thursday.

The police department’s street crimes unit had received a tip that morning about two people selling crack cocaine and heroin from doorsteps, FOX 8 reported.

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Joshua Cureton, 31, and LaKisha Harris, 40, were taken into custody after High Point police searched the home on Thursday.
(High Point Police Department)

Investigators seized 38 grams of heroin, 68 grams of crack cocaine, 29 patches of Suboxone, a loaded AR-15 rifle, a shotgun and more than $2,500 in cash from the Triangle Lake Road home.

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The police department's street crimes unit had received a tip that morning about two people selling crack cocaine and heroin from doorsteps.

The police department’s street crimes unit had received a tip that morning about two people selling crack cocaine and heroin from doorsteps.
(High Point Police Department)

Cureton and Harris are both charged with trafficking heroin and cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver a Schedule I controlled substance, possession with intent to sell or deliver a controlled substance of Schedule II, maintaining accommodation for drug-related activity near a school/daycare centre, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a criminal.

Investigators seized 38 grams of heroin, 68 grams of crack cocaine, 29 patches of Suboxone, a loaded AR-15 rifle, a shotgun and more than $2,500 in cash from the Triangle Lake Road home.

Investigators seized 38 grams of heroin, 68 grams of crack cocaine, 29 patches of Suboxone, a loaded AR-15 rifle, a shotgun and more than $2,500 in cash from the Triangle Lake Road home.
(High Point Police Department)

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Harris was also served with three existing non-appearance warrants, police said.

Police say Cureton has been arrested nine times since 2018, and six of those times were on drug charges.


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