Angier Man Facing Burglary, Cocaine Charges

Johnston County deputies said they found cocaine on an Angier man being arrested Wednesday on felony charges.

Officers went to West Road near the Johnston-Harnett County line looking for 36 year-old Bobby Dale Townsend II to serve a warrant for breaking and entering, larceny, and larceny of a firearm.

Townsend was found near his house riding a bicycle, according to Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell. While taking Townsend into custody officers allegedly found a small amount of cocaine in his pocket.

Townsend was also charged with felony possession of cocaine. He was given a $60,000 bond on the burglary and theft warrants plus an additional $10,000 bond for the cocaine charge.