Monday, July 04, 2022
Deputies Recover Drugs, Stolen Property During Investigation

Deputies Recover Drugs, Stolen Property During Investigation

On Wednesday, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1400 block of Durham Lake for the report of a breaking and entering.  A witness had followed a suspect vehicle and called 911 but lost sight of the vehicle before deputies arrived.  A short time later, the deputies spotted the vehicle and arrested 32-year-old Melvin B. Brantley of Pikeville.  The stolen property in this incident was recovered and returned to the victim.  A stolen motor vehicle from Johnston County was also received during the incident.  While investigating, deputies also allegedly located narcotics.  Brantley faces charges including Breaking and Entering and Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.  44-year-old Tammy M. Morris of Pikeville was also arrested on felony drug charges.

Melvin Brandon Brantley
Breaking&Entering (F),
Possession of Stolen MV (F),
Altering Serial Number (F),
Possession of Stolen Goods (F),
Simple Poss. Sch.VI Controlled Substance (M),
Tammy Michelle Morris
Possession of Sch.I Controlled Substance (F),
Possession of SCH.II Controlled Substance(F)