JCSO: Meth Seized During Traffic Stop

FOUR OAKS – Two people were arrested on methamphetamine possession charges during a traffic stop by a narcotics officer with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office. On Oct. 2nd at 10:20am, the officer stopped a vehicle in the 4000 block of Highway 301 South near I-95.

The driver, Joshua Bruce Blackman, 29, of Marsha Court, Erwin and the passenger, Ashley Michelle Pilkington, 31, of the 9000 block of Highway 301 South, Four Oaks were arrested after 4.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were allegedly located.

Both suspects were charged with two felony offenses and held on $10,000 secured bonds.