Man found passed out behind wheel arrested on weapons charges – again

Published 10:54 am Thursday, April 7, 2022

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A driver found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle is the same man arrested several weeks ago on similar charges.

Michael Barrett Guilbault, 49, of Hodsons MHP, Advance, was arrested again on March 30 by the Davie Sheriff’s Office for: possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell or deliver Schedule II controlled substance; trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia, assault by pointing a gun, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

He was charged by the N.C. Highway Patrol with DWI, driving while license revoked and possession of an open container of alcohol while driving a vehicle.

He was taken into custody in lieu of a $208,500 bond.

Davie Sheriff J.D. Hartman said that deputies responded on March 30 to the intersection of Howardtown Circle and Howardtown  Drive for a traffic accident in which the driver was passed out behind the steering heel.

In the vehicle, officers found a trafficking amount of methamphetamine and open containers of alcohol and marijuana. He was carrying a black powder handgun.

The sheriff’s office obtained a search warrant for his residence, where they found more marijuana and paraphernalia, as well as four firearms and ammunition.

A convicted felon, Giulbault was arrested March 6 after an altercation, and was charged with possession of weapons, including a type of military training device.