Medical call leads to discovery of weapons, narcotics in Fayetteville

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Boyce Jeff Sizemore

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Police were called to a home in Fayetteville early Thursday after three juveniles ingested an unknown type of narcotic. The call led to the discovery of a cache of weapons and drugs, according to WTVD.

Ashley Elizabeth Skaggs-Smith, 21, provided the substance to the juveniles at the home.

A search warrant then executed at Skagg-Smith’s home led to the discovery of 47 weapons in the home and illegal narcotics. Four of the weapons were stolen and one shotgun had been altered to be classified as a weapon of mass destruction.

Following further investigation, Boyce Jeff Sizemore, 51, was charged with possession with intent to sell/deliver MDMA, maintaining a dwelling for possession with intent to sell MDMA, possession of stolen firearms, possession of a weapon of mass destruction and misdemeanor child abuse.

Sizemore is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $16,000 secured bond.

Skaggs-Smith was charged with three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She has been released from custody.

The juveniles were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and were last listed in fair condition.

The unknown substance was submitted to the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation’s Laboratory for analysis.