CLAYTON – Two people were arrested on felony charges during a traffic stop March 9th on Cornwallis Road near the intersection of Cleveland Road. A Johnston County Sheriff narcotics officer stopped a Ford Explorer for a violation.
During a probable cause search, approximately 17 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 2 grams of marijuana, Xanax, and drug paraphernalia was reportedly found.
Dennis Dean Benson Jr., 37, of the 7500 block of US Highway 301 South, Four Oaks and Crystal Lynn Wallace, 37, of S. Carrie Street, Coats were both charged with three felony drug offenses.
Benson was confined in the Johnston County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond. Wallace was held under a $20,000 bond.