Drug Bust Leads To Two Arrests

An investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of two people.

Narcotic agents were investigating information of suspected marijuana being sold out of a home on Melvin Court, off Braswell Road, east of Smithfield on Wednesday.  During a search of the home marijuana and prescription pills were seized.

Randy Lynn Hill, 21, of the 800 block of Braswell Road, Smithfield was charged with three felonies: trafficking in opium or heroin, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, and possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana.  He was confined in the Johnston County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

Caroline Barefoot Lewis, 24, of the 12000 block of Highway 50 South, Newton Grove was charged with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. She was released on a $1,000 bond.