Greenville police arrested a suspected drug dealer last night and put him in jail. According to jail officials that man is now out on bond.
A suspected drug dealer leads Greenville Police on a brief foot chase, but police were able to catch him and put him in jail.
Greenville police arrested 20-year-old Michael Harris Friday night. While patrolling the Moyewood housing area police attempted to contact Harris for a field interview. Harris was uncooperative and a records check found he was wanted for outstanding arrest warrants.
Harris attempted to flee but was captured after a brief foot chase. Harris was in possession of 40 "bindles" of heroin, 10 grams of marijuana, a set of scales for measuring drugs for sale and over $3 thousand dollars in cash.
Harris is charged with Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, & Deliver Heroin, Possession with Intent to Sell & Deliver Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Resist, Delay, & Obstruct a Police Officer.
Arrest Warrants were also served on him for PWISD Marijuana, Trafficking Heroin, Maintaining a dwelling, and drug paraphernalia on a Pitt County Sheriff's Office case.
Harris is at the Pitt County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond.