GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Goldsboro traffic stop resulted in drug and gun charges on Tuesday night, according to police.
On Tuesday at 9:20 p.m., the Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 2300 block of U.S. 117 South.
Police conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and found a concealed SCCY 9mm handgun. The front seat passenger, 39-year-old Rontragus Atkins, was taken into custody.
During a search to arrest Atkins, police said they found 11 bags of suspected cocaine on himself.
He is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, and carrying a concealed gun.
Atkins was held at the Wayne County Jail under a $11,000 secured bond.