Statutory rape, indecent liberties

Wayne County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Dudley teenager on statutory rape and indecent liberties charges following a two-month investigation involving a 13-year-old girl.

Genaro Manuel Morales Barrios, 19, of Hazelwood Drive, Dudley, is charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a child and two counts of statutory rape of a child, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday. Barrios was booked in the Wayne County jail under a $250,000 secured bond.

In May, deputies received a report about an “inappropriate relationship” between Barrios and the teenage girl, which resulted in the charges, according to the sheriff’s office.

Discharging weapon in city limits

Goldsboro police are investigating a drive-by shooting on Randall Lane.

Officers responded to a call regarding an unknown person who drove past a house on Randall Lane shooting a gun and damaging property around 10 p.m. Thursday, according to a Goldsboro Police Department investigation report. A witness told police someone in a four-door white vehicle fled the scene, heading north on Randall Lane.

No injuries were reported, according to the report. Police estimate $600 in property damage, including damage to windows of the house and the rear windshield of a parked car.

Possession of cocaine, MDMA

Goldsboro police arrested a man on felony drug charges following a traffic stop in the northern part of the city.

Police arrested and charged Ryan Oshea Hall, 26, of Goldsboro, with one felony count of possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, one felony count of possession of MDMA, one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia, one felony count of possession of firearm by felon, one misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed gun, and one misdemeanor count of order for arrest/failure to appear for driving while impaired.

Hall was booked at the Wayne County jail under a $15,500 secured bond.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on a black 2015 Nissan Altima for a window tint violation around 5:36 p.m. Thursday along the 500 block of East Holly Street, according to a Goldsboro Police Department incident report. During the stop, police could smell marijuana from inside the car and conducted a search.

During the search, police found one $700 handgun, a $20 digital scale, 5 grams of cocaine and 14 grams of MDMA inside the car. Hall was taken to the Wayne County magistrate’s office, where he was charged.

Destruction of criminal evidence

Police arrested a Goldsboro man at a hotel off U.S. 70 East after he flushed a bag of what officers believed was methamphetamine down a toilet during a search of his room, according to reports.

Goldsboro police arrested and charged Marcus Kevin Best, 45, of South Marion Drive, with one felony count of destroying criminal evidence, one misdemeanor count of resisting/obstructing/delaying and one misdemeanor count of possession of a schedule VI controlled substance. He was placed at the Wayne County jail under a $4,000 secured bond.

Law enforcement responded to a call at America’s Best Value Inn, Room 111, to assist probation officers, who were conducting a warrantless search of the room, around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a Goldsboro Police Department incident report.

Before police arrived on scene, probation officers found a bag of what officers believed was methamphetamine, according to police. Best snatched the bag from a probation officer’s hand and flushed it down the toilet.

Probation officers also found Best in possession of 3 grams of marijuana during the search, the report said. Police arrested Best and took him to the Wayne County magistrate’s office, where Best attempted to use a fake name, resulting in an additional resisting/delaying/obstruction charge.