Four Oaks Police seized heroin, cocaine and marijuana following an incident that began at McDonald’s on US 301.
On March 12th, police responded to a report of a suspicious person. Officers made contact with 45 year-old Reginald Lee Murphy. While being questioned, Murphy allegedly reached into his coat pocket and pulled out a package which was later determined to contain narcotics.
Police attempted to handcuff Murphy however he shoved the officer, attempted to punch him, then fled on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, Murphy was detained.
The package he removed from his coat pocket allegedly contained 26 bundles of heroin, one gram of powder cocaine and a marijuana cigarette. Murphy was jailed under a $50,000 bond on numerous charges including assault on a government officials, obstructing and delaying, and drug possession.
The officer involved in the incident was not injured.