NC man caught with $10,000 worth of counterfeit clothes, watches, shoes in car

Ronnie Porter was charged with possessing over $10,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise (Alamance County Sheriff's Office)

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) — The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office found over $10,000 of counterfeit merchandise on a Greensboro man during a traffic stop last week.

Ronnie Junior Porter, 44, was pulled over for a violation on I-40 when investigators found merchandise in the car ranging from Nike shoes to Louis Vuitton purses. The traffic stop happened near exit 150 on Jan. 5.

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The car was seized due to all the merchandise inside. On Tuesday, a search warrant on the 2002 Chevy Tahoe was executed and clothes and accessories were found:

  • 22 Pairs of Uggs shoes
  • 5 pairs of Timberland boots
  • 18 pairs of Nike shoes
  • 3 True Religion t-shirts
  • 1 pair of True Religion pants
  • 3 Pairs of Robin jeans
  • 1 North Face jacket
  • 3 Polo T-shirts
  • 2 pairs of Polo shorts
  • 5 pairs of Polo sweatsuits
  • 5 pairs of Nike sweatsuits
  • 5 Nike pullover hoodie
  • 1 Adidas track suit
  • 5 Adidas pullovers
  • 5 Louis Vuitton scarfs & toboggans
  • 1 Coach purse
  • 1 Michael Kors purse
  • 2 Gucci belts
  • 2 Gucci watches
  • 1 Emporia Armani watch

A Task Force officer with Homeland Security was called to assist with the investigation.

Porter was charged with felony possession of counterfeit trademark. He was placed under a $25,000 secured bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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