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Benson man faces drug, weapons charges

Posted May 1, 2008

— A man faces felony drug and weapons charges this week after claiming a vehicle involved in a northern Sampson County wreck.

Gary Lewis Davis, 25, last known address 711 Apt. C.S. Whitting St. in Benson, was arrested on Monday after the car was found to contain cocaine and a handgun.

Davis was also charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, manufacturing cocaine, maintaining a vehicle for the storage of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon and driving while his license was revoked.

Davis also faces hit and run charges.

He was being held Thursday afternoon at the Sampson County Detention Center under a $101,500 bond.


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  • Winthro May 1, 2008

    Does that go in the "win" column?

  • mom-of-3 May 1, 2008

    When will these idiots learn. Go out and get a job just like normal people do.

  • MrMan May 1, 2008

    Not a very smart criminal claiming a vehicle with drugs and a gun in it. DUH- HUH

  • mommyto3 May 1, 2008

    this is another person on probation---point is they are called criminals for a reason!!! Let me guess the public will think this is another person who slipped through the probation system--NOPE HAPPENS EVERY DAY---THEY ARE CRIMINALS!