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Goldsboro man arrested on firearm, drug charges

GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - A Goldsboro man was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and is facing gun and drug charges.

Rucker Nixon of 610 Park Ave., Apt. 17 in Goldsboro, was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, carrying a concealed firearm and possession of a controlled substance on jail premises. He was placed in the Wayne County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond.

Law enforcement said Nixon was pulled over for a motor vehicle violation. Officials smelled marijuana in Nixon's vehicle and he was arrested. During the search at the detention center, a bag of cocaine was also found on Nixon.


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