Drugs Seized During Search Of Western Johnston Home

Two men are facing felony charges after the search of a western Johnston County home.

Probation officers requested the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office assist in a search of a residence of 29 year-old Hugo Gomez Aguirre in the 1200 block of Ridge Road, Angier at the Johnston-Harnett County line. During the search Friday night, Aguirre was allegedly found to have a small bag of suspected marijuana in his possession.

A second person at the home, Edgar Rodriguez Medrano, 31, of Trail Ridge Drive, Benson allegedly had 4 small baggies of suspected cocaine.

Aguirre, who was on probation, was charged with felony parole violation and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.  Medrano was charged with felony possession of cocaine.

Authorities said they also seized a small amount of cash and a glass pipe bowl.