Officers with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office ACE Team and the North Carolina SBI conducted an investigation into the illegal manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine in the Goldsboro / Wayne County Area. During the course of the investigation Officers executed a search warrant at 1904 Margaret Drive in Goldsboro. During the search, Officers located items consistent with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Methamphetamine, Precursor Chemicals and numerous items of Drug Paraphernalia. Also as a result of the search several items of stolen property were located as well. 44 year old Bradley Russell Stade was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, 6 counts of possessing/distributing methamphetamine precursor, possession of methamphetamine, and maintaining dwelling. Stade was given a $250,000 secured bond and placed in the Wayne County Detention Center. 40 year old David Lee Lupton was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia and was given a $2,000 secured bond.