Narcotics Search Warrant Leads To 3 Arrests

Three people were arrested on felony charges on December 11th after a narcotics search warrant was executed at a home in the 400 block of E. Branch Street in the Benson city limits.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office narcotics division conducted an undercover investigation which culminated with the search.  An undisclosed amount of heroin and methamphetamine were reportedly located and seized.

Beth Barefoot Moore, 54, of N. Honeycutt Street, Benson; James Timothy Moore, 59, of E. Branch Street, Benson; and Luke Hatcher Moore, 23, of Pine Tree Lane, Four Oaks were arrested.  All three suspects were charged with maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture sell or deliver a controlled substance.