Deputy George Thomas Kurney, 50, of N.C. Highway 581 in Bailey, and Donald Earl Bullock, 46, of Sims School Road in Sims, were charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Both men were placed in the Wilson County jail under separate $1,000 secured bonds.
Cap. P.J. Joyner, with the Nash County Sheriff's Office, said that Kurney has been relieved of his duties.
The SBI, Nash County Sheriff's Office and Tarboro and Wilson police departments conducted the investigation, and the SBI filed the charges, Joyner said.
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