John Clinton Dunbar, of Salisbury, N.C., Arrested in Rockwell Wednesday for an Alleged $30,000 Meth Haul

Posted on October 22, 2015



RFP Staff

♦ John Clinton Dunbar, 40, of Salisbury was stopped Wednesday by Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies at Johnson Dairy Road and Highway 52 in Rockwell due to a domestic and trespassing issue at a home on Johnson Dairy Road.  Allegedly Dunbar was driving with a revoked license and his Jeep bore a fake tag.  This led to Dunbar being charged with a revoked license and registration violations.

Shortly after the stop, the deputies inspected Dunbar’s white Jeep and found digital scales with a alleged drug residue on it.  An indepth vehicle inspection with a K-9 dog found drugs in a safe on the passenger side.  Inside the safe were 301 grams of crystal meth valued at approximately $30,000.  The safe also contained small quantities of oxycodone, morphine, diazepam, alprazolam, buprenorphine, and assorted syringes and plastic baggies.

Dunbar was charged with possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver control manufacture Schedule II (meth) (felony), possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), Driving while license revoked (misdemeanor), possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver a controlled substance schedule IV (felony), possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver controlled substance III (felony),  maintain a dwelling/vehicle for a controlled substance (felony), traffic in drugs (felony), and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor).

Placed under a secured $1 million dollar bond, Dunbar is currently in the Rowan County Detention Center.

Dunbar’s Previous Record:

http://webapps6.doc.state.nc.us/opi/viewoffender.do?method=view&offenderID=1309052&searchLastName=dunbar&searchFirstName=john&listurl=pagelistoffendersearchresults&listpage=1

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