[media-credit id=72 align=”alignleft” width=”270″][/media-credit]For the past 30 months, former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has been fighting to clear his name. In 2009, Mayfield was charged with using Methamphetamine’s . NASCAR suspended him after he tested positive in a May 1, 2009 drug test that was given.
Mayfield, argued saying that in was a mixture of Adderall, a medication to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and an over the counter allergy medicine, Claritin- D.
Mayfield’s home was raided Tuesday by law enforcement officers who were looking for stolen goods. Law enforcement officers confiscated items that were reported stolen back in November of 2010. They found heavy equipment parts, scrap metal, welders, welding accessories, various truck parts, an engraving machine, truck mirrors and electric motor controllers. Also some A/V equipment reportedly belonging to Red Bull Racing.
The Catwaba County Sheriff’s confiscated more than 40 items from the Mayfield home. They are checking the guns to see if they are stolen. He has more legal charges besides the drug and possible stolen property charges. Judgements against the 49 year old former driver totals to more than $1.9 million, with $1.3 million of it for missing the payment on a loan and the remainder for unpaid North Carolina taxes, unpaid credit cards, land surveying fees and attorney costs.
In April of 2011, postal carrier Mary Bolton filed a law suit against Mayfield when his dog caused severe injuries to her arms, shoulders, legs and ankles. The courts ruled in Bolton’s favor and will decide how much he owes the postal carrier.
A court date for his current troubles has not been clearly given.