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Drug Search In Elizabethtown Yields Trafficking Charges

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at 207 Gooden Street in Elizabethtown on Thursday evening October 10 and seized a trafficking amount of heroin.

Drug investigators approached the residense on Gooden Street in Elizabethtown on a tip that a suspect wanted out of Columbus County was at the residence. Agents noticed the strong odor of marijuana coming from the residence and received consent to search the residence for the suspect.

During the search drugs and a gun were located. Agents secured the scene and obtained a search warrant to search the residence further. During the extended search, agents located 19.35 grams of heroin, two handguns and drug paraphernalia.

Arrested was Quenton Termayne Baker, black male, (31), of 49 Showcase Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358.

Charges were: Trafficking in Heroin, Possession with intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule I Controlled Substance, Possession of Heroin, Simple Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, Simple Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Dwelling/Vehcile for Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana Parapherenalia, Possess Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a School, Simple Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, and Possession of Controlled Substance within a Jail/Prison.

Baker is being held under a $540,000.00 secure bond in the Bladen County Jail.

“I am proud of the great job that our narcotics unit does here at the Sheriff’s Office,” said Sheriff Jim McVicker. “ If you sell drugs in Bladen County, expect a visit from our narcotics unit.”

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