Mount Olive man arrested on meth, marijuana charges

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (WNCT) – A Mount Olive man was charged with methamphetamine and marijuana possession with intent to sell or distribute Tuesday.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Brokenshire after they stopped his vehicle leaving his apartment.

Deputies said they had Brokenshire’s residence under surveillance, and that Brokenshire was in possession of meth and drug paraphernalia when the arrested him.

After his arrest, the deputies said they obtained a search warrant for the home and discovered additional drugs and paraphernalia.

Brokenshire is being held in Wayne County Jail in lieu of $9,000 bail.

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