Accused Winston-Salem drug trafficker held on $1.2 million bond

Johnmorro Smith

Johnmorro Smith

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man is being held on a $1.2 million bond after an investigation led to his arrest and multiple drug trafficking charges.

Johnmorro Jamelle Smith, 35, was arrested on March 19, a month after investigators searched a house on Yadkinville Road.

Winston-Salem police said agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency took part in the raid.

Authorities seized two pieces of property, 3740 Yadkinville Road and 1211 Marne St.,  as well as a 2011 Dodge Challenger, a 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle and two handguns.

Police also seized 387 grams of cocaine and 562 grams of marijuana.

Smith is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of firearm by felon, maintaining a dwelling for drug purposes, and manufacturing marijuana.

Police ask that anyone with information about the attack call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.

6 comments

  • FaithC

    Glad he is off the streets, thank you to all officers involved.

    Another felon with a handgun…and government still wants to take them away from and make it harder for law abiding citizens to have a gun.

  • dewey

    hey faith….you sure he was a felon before he got caught…and they had to go grams….448 grams is a pound…less than a pound of coke, and a little over a pound of weed…..

    • dewey

      well will, that was unnecessary…..but it’s OK, looks like that guy I saw in the car last week with your wife

  • kevin

    Lol, annnnnd the white millionaire that molested his own 3yr old gets probation. This dudes not even a kingpin with that weak a seizure. Amerikkka in action again.

  • alicia

    I don\t understand the bond rates!! This man is under a million plus bond while the drunk driver who hit a child and mother is only on a bond of $5,700. Anyone want to explain this?

    • dewey

      @ alicia….he’s black, a flight risk and anything else you could think of….as you can see, they did, hence the high bond……..the white chick, Fox 8 can’t get it right….first it was 5700, then it was 7500 and now it’s 500000…..was the judge/magistrate in the back rolling D&D dice just pulling figures out of the air

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