3 N.C. men charged in multiple drug counts in Alpharetta

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Three North Carolina men were arrested on multiple drug charges July 17.

Police noticed the suspects’ vehicle on Davis Drive and flagged its license plate which came back as expired. Speaking with the men, the officer noticed they appeared nervous.

The men denied anything illegal in the car. A police K-9 dog was brought in and alerted there to drugs in the car.

Marijuana, prescription drugs and cocaine were found in the car.

Joseph Taylor, 21, was charged with possession of schedule I, III and IV drugs, possession of marijuana and driving on an expired tag. Caleb Westfield Coker, 21, was charged with schedule IV drugs and possession of marijuana. James Carter, 20, was charged with possession of schedule II drugs and possession of marijuana. All three men live in Charlotte, N.C.

This report appeared in the August 8 issue of the Milton Herald.