Traffic stop lead to multiple drug charges for a woman in Holly Ridge

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 at approximately 12:30am, Corporal Procopio of Holly Ridge Police Department, stopped a vehicle for speeding 63mph in a 45mph zone.

When he approached the vehicle, there was an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and the suspect admitted to having marijuana. Upon a search of the vehicle, Corporal Procopio located a glass smoking pipe for smoking methamphetamine and inside an empty lipstick container, he located methamphetamine. The suspect, Lorraine Michelle Obrien, 48 years of age from 138 Lakewood Drive, Jacksonville, NC, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Speeding 63mph in a 45mph zone

She was given a total $2,500 secured bond for the drug charges and issued a citation for the speeding. She was released to the Onslow County Detention Center.

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