The Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force arrested 32-year-old Shihem Coleman and 34-year-old Lequan Battle. On April 20, 2022 members investigated narcotics and weapons violations on Atlantic Avenue in Goldsboro. After a search warrant was executed, approximately 47 grams of suspected cocaine, five grams of marijuana, one firearm (that was previously reported as stolen) and various other paraphernalia were recovered from the residence.
Coleman and Battle were both placed in the custody of the Wayne County Detention Center and each charged with 1st Level Trafficking in Cocaine by Possession, PWISD Marijuana, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and given a $125,000 secured bond. The investigation is ongoing and further charges are expected.