Tyndall faces multiple charges for Xanax, marijuana

A Newport teenager has been arrested for multiple drug offenses after a combined investigations, according to the Carteret County Sheriff’s office.

Nickolas David Tyndall, 18, of 496 Newport Loop Road, has been charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule IV controlled substance (Xanax), possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana), and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

According to the sheriff’s office, detectives received information that Tyndall was receiving prescription medication and illegal narcotics through the mail. Detectives contacted the post office in Cedar Island where the suspected items were being shipped. Detectives confirmed that there was a package there for Tyndall and began surveillance assisted by detectives from the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office and the Havelock Police Department.

On Wednesday, Tyndall traveled to the Cedar Island Post Office and was confronted by detectives as he received two packages containing drugs, according to the sheriff’s office. The first package contained 537 Xanax pills, which are schedule IV controlled substances, and the second package contained about 20 grams of high-grade marijuana, according to the sheriff’s office.

The Xanax had been shipped to Tyndall from Colorado and the marijuana was shipped from Oregon, according to the release.

Tyndall was placed in the Carteret County Jail under a $50,000 bond.