Man held for 2.5m bond after police find over 100k worth of drugs

LENOIR, N.C. -- A man is being held for 2.5 million-dollar bond after police arrested him at a Red Carpet Inn and found a massive amount of drugs and multiple firearms. 

On September 28, Lenoir Police were searching for Bryan Keith Simmons in connection with a charge of possession of methamphetamine or cocaine. 

Upon finding and arresting Simmons at the Red Carpet Inn, they noticed a large amount of hypodermic needles, scales and a firearm. 

After a search warrant was obtained for the motel room, police found 884.2 grams of Methamphetamine which has a street value of $132,632. They also found five firearms, over three thousand dollars in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Simmons has been charged with various counts relating to drug trafficking and possession of a stolen firearm. His court date is set for Monday.

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