Man arrested at Kinston city park on drug & weapon charges

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - A Kinston man was arrested Monday at a city park on drugs and weapons charges.

George Garner III is facing numerous charges including possession with intent to sell heroin, possession of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a park and possession of a firearm by a felon.

The 35-year-old Garner was arrested around 7:00 p.m. at Fairfield Park on West Vernon Avenue. Kinston police got a search warrant for the man's vehicle and found two different types of ammunition, a handgun holster and $909 in cash.

Police also searched the area where Garner was seen earlier in the day and found two handguns and four doses of heroin.

Garner was jailed on a $140,100 bond.