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Tabor City, NC – Columbus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Vice-Narcotics Unit have completed an investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics in the Iron Hill community of Columbus County. As a result of the investigation, two individuals have been arrested and charged, along with a third individual who was wanted for unrelated outstanding warrants.

During the investigation, multiple undercover purchases of illegal narcotics were completed at the defendants’ residence located at 3094 Reynolds Road in Tabor City. As a result, CCSO Vice-Narcotics Unit along with the CCSO SWAT Team, executed a search warrant at the above address, on July 31st. During the search, agents located multiple dosage units of Oxycodone, multiple dosage units of amphetamines, multiple ounces of marijuana, and multiple firearms. All items were seized. When agents entered the residence, they observed multiple subjects inside of the residence actively engaged in the use of illegal narcotics. Lavonte Douglas Jordan and Leslie Brooke-Snowball Lance were both arrested and charged for the above crimes.

Scarlett Lynn Edwards was inside of the residence at the time the search was executed. Ms. Edwards was wanted on five outstanding warrants, including three warrants for failure to appear, a larceny warrant, and a trespassing warrant. Ms. Edwards was arrested and served the outstanding warrants.

Leslie Brooke-Snowball Lance, 29, of 3094 Reynolds Road, Tabor City was arrested and charged with one felony count of Trafficking Opium or Heroin, one felony count of Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Amphetamines, one felony count of Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, one felony count of Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance and one misdemeanor count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Her bond was set at $ 25,000 secured.

Lavonte Douglas Jordan, 24, of  3094 Reynolds Road, Tabor City, was arrested and charged with one felony count of Trafficking Opium or Heroin, one felony count of Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Amphetamines, one felony count of Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, one felony count of Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance and one misdemeanor count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. His bond was set at $ 25,000.00 secured.

Scarlett Lynn Edwards, 21, of 3094 Reynolds Road, Tabor City, was arrested and charged with three warrants for Failure to Appear, one warrant for Misdemeanor Larceny and one warrant for Second Degree Trespassing. Her bond was set at $1,750.00 secured.

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