GPD: Suspects Tried To Flee Onto Base, Found With Meth

GPD: Suspects Tried To Flee Onto Base, Found With Meth

Friday afternoon, officers from the Goldsboro Police Department responded to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in reference to a U-Haul that had attempted to flee onto the base past the Slocumb Street Gate Entry Team. The vehicle was stopped by the base’s Security Forces.

Officers report spotting marijuana in plain sight leading to a probable cause search of the vehicle.

Inside the passenger compartment, several drug paraphernalia smoking pipes were found along with meth. In the rear compartment of the van was a large Pit Bull dog that was secured and taken to the Wayne County Animal Shelter. After further searching the vehicle, precursor chemicals and meth paraphernalia were located.

The U-Haul vehicle was rented May 25th and due back May 26th. According to the rental agreement, the vehicle was to be used for local travel and not out-of-state travel.

All three suspects were transported and charged with the following crimes:

  • First Degree Trespass
  • Possession of Controlled substance Sch. 2
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Marijuana
  • Possession of less than ½ ounce Marijuana
  • Possession of Precursors with the Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine.

All three suspects received a secure bond of $35,500 each. The Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force was contacted and also the NCSBI CLAN team.