New Hanover Co. Jailer Arrested on Drug Charges


-- An employee of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has found himself on the other side of the law.

Thurston Tyrone Miles is a jailer for the county. He was arrested in Onslow County on charges of trafficking cocaine.

Officials say the arrest comes after a two month undercover investigation by the S.B.I and Onslow and New Hanover County authorities.

Miles is in the Onslow County Jail under a $500,000 bond.