On July 21st, Joshua Z. A. Lane of Kinston was arrested following a narcotics investigation conducted by the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit. During the investigation, detectives allegedly made multiple controlled purchases of crystal meth from Lane in the Lenoir County area. The detectives seized just over four ounces of crystal meth during the investigation. Lane has been charged with two counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine and one count of Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver a Schedule II Controlled Substance. Lane was placed into the W.E. Billy Smith Detention Facility under a total secured bond of $250,000.