Smithfield Man Arrested Following 8 Month Investigation

An 8-month investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division has resulted in the arrest of a Smithfield man on 11 felony drug charges.

Agents said that 62 year-old Ronald Eric Toler of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive was involved in the sell and deliver of cocaine in the Smithfield area.  He also reportedly sold cocaine to undercover officers.

Toler was arrested Monday and charges that include possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine.  He was confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $210,000 bond.