On January 23rd, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies were patrolling near Highway 70 East in Goldsboro when they conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation. During the stop, 36-year-old James D. Barnes of Kinston was reportedly found in possession of a firearm. Barnes also had multiple active warrants out of Johnston County. He was arrested and given a $27,000 secured bond. Barnes was turned over to the Wayne County Detention Center for Processing.