Pair arrested with drugs, possession of a 'weapon of mass destruction'

Kenneth Parker, left, and Ravonda Green (Photos courtesy of Pitt County Sheriff's Office)

AYDEN, Pitt County - Officers assisting probation and parole officers doing a home check arrested two individuals in Ayden on Thursday on drug and weapons charges.

Pitt County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to assist on a home visit at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, in the 3900 block of Stokestown Road in Ayden, after marijuana could be smelled from outside the home. After securing a search warrant, officers entered the home, finding drugs and weapons.

Kenneth Parker, 37, of Ayden, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a weapon of mass destruction, maintaining a dwelling for drugs, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center on a $200,000 secured bond.

Also arrested was Ravonda Green, 40, also of the same residence in Ayden, who was charged with all of the same charges minus the possession of a firearm by a felon. She was booked into the PCDC on a $60,000 secured bond.

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