Cocaine Charge For Man With Powdered Nose

North Carolina arrestee left evidence in clear sight

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APRIL 21--The evidence was as plain as the cocaine on his face.

A North Carolina man who cops found with a powdered nose is behind bars on drug possession and other charges following a confrontation last Tuesday, police and court records show.

Responding to a property damage call in Lenoir, a city about 75 miles from Charlotte, an officer arrested Jamichael Walton, 30, for fleeing on foot, as well as “pulling away and kicking.” Walton was also charged with threatening to kill the mother of his brother’s child.

After being handcuffed and placed in a squad car, Walton allegedly threatened the arresting officer. “When I get out, I’m going to shoot up this car and all y’all,” Walton said, according to a court filing.

Pictured above, Walton was also hit with a fourth charge, felony possession of cocaine. Police reports and court filings do not indicate whether investigators recovered cocaine beyond that seen beneath Walton's nasal cavity.

Walton is being held in lieu of $12,500 bond on the assorted charges. He is scheduled for a May 5 District Court appearance.

Walton’s docket sheet includes two other separate pending cases, one for marijuana possession and the other for reckless driving and driving while his license was revoked due to a prior impaired driving conviction. (3 pages)