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Kenansville Police bust suspect on multiple drug charges

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Linwood Dwight Clayburn (Source: Kenansville Police Dept.) Linwood Dwight Clayburn (Source: Kenansville Police Dept.)

KENANSVILLE, NC (WECT) - Kenansville Police arrested a suspect on multiple drug charges after he was found in a stolen van near an assisted living facility.

An officer with the Kenansville Police Department was on patrol when he noticed a van backed into a wooded area.

After questioning the suspect, the officer discovered that the van had been stolen from Lumberton. 

Police searched the van and found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and crack cocaine. The suspect also tried to destroy a crack pipe during the search.

Once in custody, the suspect gave officers a false name but police determined that he was Linwood Dwight Clayburn. 

Clayburn is charged with drug charges as well as possession of a stolen vehicle, obstruction, and giving police fictitious information.

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