Wayne City man arrested on string of drug and firearms-related felonies

WAYNE COUNTY — Bail has been set at $100,000 for a 36-year-old Wayne City man arrested this week on a string of drug and firearms-related felonies.

Donnie L. Pursley has been charged with Class 1 felony manufacture with the intent to deliver between 1 and 15 grams of heroin, Class 3 felony manufacture with the intent to deliver between 30 and 500 grams of cannabis and nine counts of Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance, as well as three misdemeanor charges for unlawful possession of a firearm by a narcotics addict.

Pursley was arrested after a search warrant executed at his home Monday night officers seizing more than 100 gel-caps containing suspected heroin, more than a pound of suspected marijuana, more than 150 prescription pills, 13 guns, 15,000 rounds of ammo and $5,160 in cash.

Sheriff’s deputies also report seizing some suspected hashish, a bottle of THC oil; a processed form of marijuana, digital scales and other items police say were used in the drug trade.