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Reidsville man arrested for drug, gun possession charges

REIDSVILLE, NC – Rockingham County Sheriff's Deputies and the North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the end of Squirrel Trail in Reidsville, North Carolina on September 14 at around 3:14 PM after receiving a call that there was an individual, possibly armed with a handgun, slumped over the steering wheel of a car.

Upon the arrival of Rockingham County Sheriff's Deputy James Lamberth and a NCSHP Trooper, they located a vehicle at the end of the roadway with a man who appeared to be passed out in the drivers seat. As they approached the vehicle, they observed that the man had a handgun in his lap. The handgun was retrieved and secured for the officers' safety. Rockingham County EMS personnel then proceeded to the vehicle to examine the individual, who was later identified as Donovan Jarrell Harris, 27, of 800 Candy Creek Road in Reidsville.

Deputy Lamberth then observed an open bag in the vehicle that had what appeared to be illegal narcotics in it and called in Sheriff's Investigators and Vice Narcotics to assist. Upon their arrival, Sheriff's Investigators searched Harris' vehicle, a 2005 blue in color Honda Accord, and located 28.3 grams of Methamphetamine, 30.32 grams of Cocaine and 92.76 grams of Marijuana. The vehicle was impounded and Donovan Harris was placed under arrest and charged with:

  • Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Methamphetamine

  • Trafficking in Methamphetamine

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

  • Trafficking in Cocaine

  • Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine

  • Felony Possession of Marijuana Possession with Intent to Sell and

  • Deliver Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Harris was placed in the Rockingham County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond.

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