Woman arrested after offering drugs to deputies

Published 6:02 pm Thursday, November 2, 2023

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CORAPEAKE – A Gates County woman offered to thank law enforcement officers for responding to a call at her home, but wound up in jail instead.

According to the Gates County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, deputies responded Oct. 21 to a disturbance in the 600 block of Daniels Road, Corapeake.

At the conclusion of the disturbance investigation, the person who notified law enforcement about the disturbance offered illegal narcotics to the deputies as a reward for their service.

The caller, Bonnie Worthington, produced a large amount of illegal narcotics and began to package up individual bags for each of the deputies, according to the info posted on the social media page.

Subsequently, Worthington was taken into custody and charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.

The Sheriff’s Office said the matter is still under investigation and further charges may be pending.