Advance man on federal probation found with stash of illegal drugs

Published 11:03 am Thursday, April 21, 2022

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An Advance man on federal probation for trafficking in methamphetamine was arrested again last week – this time with a cache of marijuana, illegal mushrooms and THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.

John Dee Dugger, 39, was charged with possession with intent to sell marijuana, traficking in synthetic cannabinoids, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, and possession with intent to sell Schedule I controlled substance. He was taken into custody in lieu of a $208,000 bond.

Davie Sheriff J.D. Hartman said his office was asked to assist federal probation officers executing a search warrant on the Peoples Creek Road house where Dugger was living.

They confiscated: 240 grams of psychedelic mushrooms; THC edibles packaged like candy; 320 THC vape cartridges; and 121 grams of marijuana.