Police Arrest Teen In Courthouse Parking Lot

A Smithfield teenager was arrested on a felony drug possession charge after Smithfield Police were dispatched to a report of a fight in the parking lot at the Johnston County Courthouse around 10:00pm Friday.

Police arrived on the scene to find no affray, rather two people arguing.

Police said one of the people involved, 19 year-old Kaylee Nicole Dupree of Wilson’s Mills Road, reportedly had a small amount of suspected heroin in her possession.  Police seized the white powder along with a smoking pipe and scale.

Dupree was taken a short distance to the Johnston County Jail, inside the courthouse, where she was charged with felony possession of heroin.