Deputies Arrest 4 For Felony Drug Charges In Newton, N.C.

NEWTON, N.C. — Deputies with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office make four felony drug arrests in six days at a house on Viewpoint Road, according to a news release.

Police arrested Phillip Godfrey and Christopher Godfrey on Tuesday, September 1st for possession with intent to sell and deliver, methamphetamine possession, marijuana possession, and resisting a public officer, according to a news release.

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Phillip Godfrey & Christopher Godfrey

Investigators say officers responded to a suspicious persons call, and found a firearm, 1.4 ounces of methamphetamine, marijuana, and close to $15,000 in cash after searching the house Christopher and Phillip Godfrey attempted to run away from.

Christopher Godfrey is being held under a $20,000 bond, and Phillip Godfrey is being held under a $100,000 bond, according to a news release.

Deputies say they charged Phillip Godfrey and Jeffrey Pavkovich for trafficking methamphetamine after searching the same house on Wednesday, August 26th, and found two firearms, one pound of methamphetamine, and $31,876 in cash.

Jeffrey Pakovich

Jeffrey Pakovich

Godfrey and Pavkovich both paid the bond on the charges and were released, according to a news release.

Sheriff Brown says “These seizures and arrests were made possible by the hard work of our deputies responding to suspicious behavior reported by Catawba County citizens. Deputies and citizens working together is making Catawba County a safer place to live.”