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RCSO: Rockingham woman wanted in Cumberland County had meth

ROCKINGHAM — A woman wanted in another county reportedly had drugs in her possession when she was booked into the Richmond County Jail over the weekend.

Ashley Nicole Moya, 33, of Rockingham, was pulled over by a deputy around 11:51 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 on Airport Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

No reason for the initial stop is given in a press release issued Monday.

When the deputy ran Moya’s information, he reportedly discovered she had two outstanding orders for arrest out of Cumberland County.

Moya was arrested and taken to the Richmond County Magistrate’s Office, where she allegedly told the deputy she had illegal narcotics in her shorts.

A female detention officer searched Moya and reportedly found a gram of meth.

In addition to being served with the orders for arrest, Moya was charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and cited for having a fictitious registration plate.

She was booked under a $5,500 secured bond, however didn’t appear to be in jail on Monday. Moya is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 15 on the Richmond County charges.


Online court records on Monday did not reflect any other pending charges in the state.

Records with the N.C. Department of Public Safety Division of Adult Correction show no previous criminal convictions.

All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.