Pastor Arrested

The Pitt County Sheriff's Department has arrested a local preacher for felony possession of marijuana. Authorities say 57-year-old Paul Wilkins, pastor of Ayden Christian Church, was arrested Saturday afternoon for possession of roughly 200 grams of marijuana, and paraphernalia. The sheriff's department says they were initially called to the Wilkins residence on a domestic disturbance call, when conversation with Wilkins led authorities to the marijuana.