On Monday, May 22, 2023 at 7:37 p.m., Deputies conducted a routine traffic stop on Greenwood Dr. near Justin Dr. north of Burlington, N.C.  During the stop, a back-seat passenger exited the vehicle and ran into the woods. The male continued running after being advised to stop.

Witnesses identified the passenger as Michael Eugene Barbee who was known by Deputies to have an outstanding order for arrest (OFA) for felony larceny. The arrest order had a preset bond of $100,000.

Witnesses stated the Mr. Barbee was in a residence on Greenwood Dr. As Deputies approached the residence, Mr. Barbee attempted to leave in another vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted a short distance away where Mr. Barbee was taken into custody.

During a search incident to arrest of Mr. Barbee, methamphetamine was located in his pocket. A K9 sniff was conducted on his back with a positive alert.

Mr. Barbee was arrested and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center

Name:             Michael Eugene Barbee    W/M/39     1329 Haw River Hopedale Rd., Burlington, NC     

Charges:          1ct Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, (M)1ct: Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 1ct: Misdemeanor Resist, Delay, Obstruct an Officer

Bond:              $100,000 secured for OFA, $20,000 secured for additional charges.

Michael Eugene Barbee