63-year-old Wayne County man arrested on meth, gun charges

Dennis Allen Anderson Sr. (Wayne County Sheriff's Office)
Dennis Allen Anderson Sr. (Wayne County Sheriff's Office)

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A Dudley man is facing gun and methamphetamine charges following an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Larry Pierce announced.

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Dennis Allen Anderson, 63, of the 4300 block of U.S. Highway 117, has been charged with possession of a firearm by felon, possession with intent to sell/distribute methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest and charges come following an investigation into the purchase and sale of narcotics involving Anderson that began on Sept. 20.

On Oct. 7, authorities obtained a search warrant for Anderson’s residence. During the search, two firearms and numerous items of drug paraphernalia were found. Anderson was also found to be in possession of 7.6 grams of methamphetamine at the time of the search, authorities said.

Arrest warrants were then secured by the sheriff’s office and Anderson was arrested and charged.

He is currently being held in the Wayne County Jail under an $18,000 secured bond.

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