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3 Arrested after search turns up drugs, moonshine still

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Martin Dwayne Miller, 33 Martin Dwayne Miller, 33
Michael Ray Rash, 28 Michael Ray Rash, 28
Laurel Allison West, 27 Laurel Allison West, 27
WATAUGA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Three people were arrested after a search of a home turned up drugs and a moonshine still, according to the Watauga County Sheriff's Office.

On August 29, narcotics detectives executed a search warrant on a home on Longhope Road in Todd, in reference to drug activity detectives had witnessed at the home. 

During the course of the search, detectives located and seized multiple plastic bags with marijuana, two marijuana plants, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a moonshine still, and a firearm, the report states.

Martin Dwayne Miller, 33, was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, PWISD Marijuana, Manufacture Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling CS, Manufacture Non Tax Paid Liquor, Possession of Liquor Equipment, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

He was also charged with Possession of a Firearm by Felon.

Miller is currently being held on a $21,000 secured bond, and is scheduled to appear in District Court on October 31. 

Michael Ray Rash, 28, was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, PWISD Marijuana, Manufacture Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling CS, Manufacture Non Tax Paid Liquor, Possession of Liquor Equipment, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

He posted a $16,000 secured bond and was released. He is scheduled to appear in District Court on October 31.

Laurel Allison West, 27, was also arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, PWISD Marijuana, Manufacture Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling CS, Manufacture Non Tax Paid Liquor, Possession of Liquor Equipment, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

West is currently being held on a $16,000 secured bond and is also scheduled to appear in District Court on October.

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