Official Press Release
Sheriff BJ Barnes reports that on Monday November 19, 2018, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office arrested Trenton Wess McIntyre (White Male, 31 years of age) for the murder of Jerry Wayne Powell (White Male, 66 Years of Age). Mr. Powell was found dead at his residence in the 5800 block of Turner Smith Rd, Brown Summit, NC around 5:30 PM on Monday November 19, 2018. Mr. McIntyre and Mr. Powell were associates. Mr. McIntyre has been charged with First Degree Murder, Felony Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance and Felony Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance. Mr. McIntyre is currently being held in the Greensboro Jail without bond.
The investigation is on-going and any additional media inquiries should be directed to Colonel Randy Powers at (336) 508-8834.