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Man faces drug trafficking charges




The Daily Reflector

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Greenville Police arrested a High Point man on felony drug trafficking charges on Monday.  

Brandon Duwayne Wright, 31, of 3819 Blairwood St., High Point was arrested by Greenville Police officers on Monday on for trafficking methamphetamine.

Wright is charged with felony conspire to traffic methamphetamine and felony trafficking of methamphetamine.

He was booked at the Pitt County Detention Center, and his bond is set at $1.5 million. His next court date is scheduled for March 28.  


The police department released reports Monday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 3040 Evans St., 5:35 p.m. March 12: wine, miscellaneous make-up items and miscellaneous clothing items, all valued at $188.58, stolen from Target and recovered; case cleared by citation.

■ 900 block East Arlington Boulevard, 3:45-4:37 p.m. March 12: larceny reported; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 1600 block Pelham Road, near Winterville, 12:01 a.m. Jan. 28-9 p.m. March 9: Walther PPS M2 9mm pistol valued at $512.63 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 3040 Evans St., 1-1:09 p.m. March 12: jean shorts, blouse and one-piece swimsuit, all valued at $77.98, stolen from Target and recovered; case cleared by citation.

■ 2500 block Sunset Avenue, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 1: home break-in reported; no items listed as stolen; case closed/leads exhausted.


The sheriff’s office released reports Tuesday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 100 block Robin Road, 11 a.m. March 11-3 a.m. March 12: Armscor .38 Special revolver valued at $500 stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block Robin Road, midnight-7:40 a.m. March 12: Midtronics/Celltron computer hardware/software valued at $2,500 stolen from vehicle and recovered; investigation ongoing.

■ 4800 block Stantonsburg Road, 1:45-1:50 p.m. March 12: boxer/pit bull valued at $100 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.


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