Two arrested, drugs seized after Nash County traffic stop

— Two men, including one who was wanted on multiple charges – including murder in South Carolina, were arrested Thursday in Nash County after being stopped by deputies on Interstate 95.

Nash County deputies stopped a white Nissan Altima, with Florida tags suspected of criminal activity, on I-95 South, near mile marker 141.

When deputies approached the vehicle, the driver and passenger initially gave fake names before the driver was asked to get out of the car. While deputies talked to the driver, who was later identified as Christopher Fuller, the passenger, Larry Harris, jumped into the driver’s seat and took off.

A few minutes later, a person called authorities to report a suspicious person in the Timber Creek Area. The caller said a person was removing items from a white Nissan Altima and was hiding them in the nearby woods.

A K-9 unit was deployed and was able to locate the contraband, which included cocaine, heroin, MDMA and marijuana.

While attempting to positively identify both suspects, Deputy J.S. Winstead learned that Fuller was wanted out of South Carolina with full extradition for first-degree murder, attempted murder, assault and battery, robbery and other charges.

Fuller and Harris were being processed at the Nash County Sheriff’s Office for the various charges.

Published at Fri, 31 May 2019 01:55:45 +0000