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April 18, 2019

Sylva Drug Arrest Nets Two in Custody

Officers with the Sylva Police Department assisted NC Probation and Parole with a subject that had ran from them. The suspect, Robert Owen Wallace, 30, of 116 Snapdragon Lane in Sylva, was taken into custody.

Through the course of an investigation, Sylva Police charged Wallace with Possess w/Intent Manufacture/Sell/Deliver Schedule II CS; Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place CS Felony;Fel Poss Sched II-Amphetamine/Cocaine/Methamp/Phencyclidine; Possession of Firearm Convicted Felon, Possess Marijuana Paraphernalia; Possess Marijuana <1/2 oz Misdemeanor; Simple Possess Schedule IV CS Misdemeanor; Simple Possess Schedule IV CS Misdemeanor; Simple Possess Schdule II CS Misdemeanor; Possess Drug Paraphernalia Not for Marijuana; Resist/Delay/ Obstruct Public Officer Discharge Duties; Possess Stolen Goods or Property(M). He was jailed on a $40,000.00 secure bond.

Also, charged in this incident was Shayla Faye Trull, 19, of 116 Snapdragon Lane in Sylva. Trull was charged with Alter/Steal/Dest Criminal Evidence; Felony Possession Sch II CS; Simple Possession Sch IV CS; Simple Possession Sch IV CS; Simple Possession Sch II CS; Possess Marijuana Paraphernalia; Possession of Marijuana up to 1/2 oz; Resist Public Officer and Possess Drug Paraphernalia. She was jailed on a $10,000.00 secure bond.

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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