Friday 19 Jul 2019

Drug Arrest During Wayne Ave. Checkpoint

A traffic checkpoint leads to an arrest for cocaine and pot charges. 39-year old Gerald Yelverton of La Grange is charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Schedule VI, Simple Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia.  Members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office DWI Task Force were conducting the traffic checking station on Wayne Avenue in Goldsboro on Saturday.  During a probable cause search, deputies report locating the illegal narcotics in Yelverton’s vehicle.  Yelverton was given a $1,000 secured bond.

Gerald Yelverton

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