Pikeville man arrested on drug possession, trafficking charges

Deontario Horne (Wayne County Sheriff's Office photo)

GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - A Wayne County man was arrested after an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit.

Deontario Montrell Horne of 272 Ivey Lane in Pikeville was arrested and charged with one count of trafficking in cocaine and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was placed in the Wayne County Jail under a $200,000 bond. The investigation led to a consent search of a residence on Memorial Church Road. Officers seized 31 grams of cocaine and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

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