Kenly Woman Facing Felony Drug Charge

A Kenly area woman was arrested Monday night after Johnston County deputies were called to her home.

Authorities said they responded to a disturbance call at an address in the 4400 block of Shoeheel Road.  Connie Mercer Sharpe, 56, was reportedly found to have a small amount of cocaine in her possession. Drug paraphernalia was also found under a blanket in the living room.

Sharpe was charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.  She was transported to the Johnston County Jail and later released on bail.