Fayetteville man behind bars after trooper pulls him over for speeding, finds gun and drugs

Cumberland County News

Shaun McMillian. (Courtesy of the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office)

SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – A Fayetteville man is in jail in Sampson County after troopers pulled him over for speeding and found a gun and drugs, the sheriff’s office said.

Shaun McMillian, 42, was arrested on Friday. Sampson County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Lt. Marcus Smith said McMillian was stopped by a North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper.

While interacting with McMillian, the trooper found a concealed firearm. McMillian admitted to having drugs in the vehicle, Smith said.

During a search of the car, authorities found more than 10 grams of heroin, 68 grams of methamphetamine, and 20 grams of cocaine, Smith said.

McMillian is charged with:

  • Two counts of trafficking in methamphatamine
  • Two counts of trafficking in opium or heroin
  • Possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine
  • Possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule I controlled substance
  • Possession of a firearm by a felon
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Simple possession of marijuana
  • Speeding
  • Driving with license revoked – not impaired revocation

McMillian was given a $310,500 bond.

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