Cocaine Seized During Smithfield Traffic Stop

A Selma man was jailed Monday night under a $200,000 bond after his arrest during a traffic stop in the Smithfield city limits.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on N. Brightleaf Boulevard reportedly driven by 30 year-old Deondre Montreal Russell of S. Peedin Street.

Russell was arrested after two ounces of suspected cocaine was allegedly found in his possession.  The cocaine had a potential street value of $5,600.

Russell was charged with three counts of cocaine trafficking and one count of possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine.