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Drugs, handgun found during Brunswick County traffic stop

Drugs, handgun found during Brunswick County traffic stop
Updated: Oct. 30, 2020 at 5:18 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Select Enforcement Unit of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher John Clarida after an October 29th traffic stop. Clarida is facing 16 charges including trafficking heroin and meth after drugs and a handgun were found in his car.

Christopher John Clarida is being held on a $2m bond after he was found with drugs and a...
Christopher John Clarida is being held on a $2m bond after he was found with drugs and a handgun during a traffic stop.(BCSO)

The Sheriff’s Department recovered 94 grams of methamphetamine, 151 MDMA pills, 21 grams of cocaine and fentanyl, 56 grams of marijuana and a .38-caliber gun.

Clarida was charged with the following:

  • TRAFFICKING IN MDMA X 2
  • PWIMSD MDMA
  • TRAFFICKING OPIUM OR HEROIN X 2
  • PWIMSD SCH I CS
  • PWIMSD COCAINE
  • MAINTAIN VEHICLE
  • POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
  • TRAFFIC IN METHAMPHETAMINE X 2
  • PWIMSD METHAMPHETAMINE
  • POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON
  • FLEE/ELUDE ARREST W/ MOTOR VEHICLE
  • PWISD MARIJUANA
  • MANUFACTURE MARIJUANA

Clarida is now being held on a 2-million dollar bond and is being held in the Brunswick County Detention Center.

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