Elizabethtown man arrested on drug charges

By: Staff report

ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown man was taken into custody after a brief altercation with Bladen County narcotic agents on Monday.

“Agents went to a residence in Elizabethtown with warrants for arrest on an individual when they confronted another man, Randolph Eugene Miller, 39, of 603 Blanche Street in Elizabethtown,” said Bladen Countgy Sheriff Jim McVicker. “When agents approached Miller they could smell marijuana on him and when asked what he had in his pockets Miller began to run.”

McVicker said the agents caught Miller after a short chase and he began fighting them. He was taken into custody and charged with several charges, including: trafficking cocaine by possession, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine, manufacture cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of keeping/selling cocaine, possession of cocaine, three counts of possession of counterfeit controlled substances, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, assault with deadly weapon on a government employee, resist/delay/obstruct an pfficer in performance of his duties, and communicating threats.

Miller was placed in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond.


Staff report