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News Jackson makes drug arrests

Claude Gregory CogginsOfficers with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of investigation executed a search warrant for the residence located at 3941 Pine Creek Road, Cullowhee, N.C.

As a result of the search, Claude Gregory Coggins, 50, was charged with felony possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver Schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, assault with

Coggins is currently being held at the Jackson County Detention Center on a $110,000 secured bond.

Constance Renea BedientConstance Renea Bedient, 45, was also charged with felony possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, traffic methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver Schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resist, obstruct or delay a public officer.

Bedient is currently being held at the Jackson County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond.





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