Hunter/Jumper Trainer Joey Barley Busted For Drugs


Wake County

2016 CR 216987

Closed Court Case at Horse Authority

Arrested August 25, 2016


Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place CS – F  

Possess Drug Paraphernalia (not for marijuana)- M 

Possession With Intent to Manufacture/Sell/ Deliver Schedule I CS – F

Felony Possession Schedule I CS – (drug in question was methamphetamine)

Felony Possession Schedule 1 CS – (drug in question was methylenedioxymethamphetamine or “MDMA” or “Molly”)

Out on $30,000 secured bond


November 22, 2016

Defendant pleaded guilty 

Felony Possession Schedule I CS – consolidated for judgment



24 months supervised probation

Defendant shall submit to a substance abuse assessment from a licensed agency and complete any recommended treatment. Defendant shall remain in treatment until released by the treatment counselor.

Probation transferred to Alamance County. Traveling allowed out of state for work.


Hunter/Jumper Trainer Joey Barley Busted for Drugs

NC Horse Trainer Charged with Trafficking Meth


Alamance County

No. 2015-054130 CR

North Carolina hunter/jumper riding instructor Joe Barley charged with trafficking meth and three other drug related charges.
Joe Barley


1 count felony trafficking meth

1 count felony possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine

1 count felony maintaining a dwelling for the use or sale of a controlled substance

1 count misdemeanor possession drug paraphernalia

Out on $50,000 secured bond


Failed to appear February 20, 2017

Warrant for Joe Barley’s arrest 

Warrant pulled


Next court date March 12, 2018