SELMA – A convicted felon on probation for a narcotics offense is back behind bars after a search of his Selma area home. On May 2nd, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist NC Probation & Parole officers with a search at the home of Timothy Michael Sauls, age 35, of Condary Road.
When authorities arrived at his address, Sauls reportedly tried to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended.
During a search of his home, 230 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 7.5 grams of an unknown white powder, 12 doses of Xanax, 2 doses of MDMA, and 4.3 grams of marijuana was seized.
Sauls was arrested on three counts of trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine, and one count each of maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance, and possession with intent to manufacture sell or deliver a controlled substance.
Sauls was booked in at the Johnston County Jail under a $500,000 secured bond.
According to the NC Department of Public Safety website, Sauls is an habitual felon with prior convictions for possession of a controlled substance, breaking and entering, larceny, possession of stolen goods, obtaining property by false pretense, larceny of dogs, larceny of motor vehicle, and assault on an officer.