BladenOnline.com

Bladen County's leading website for news, sports, advertising and more!

Fayetteville PD makes Narcotics Arrests

Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Cross Creek District Community Empowerment Response Team (CERT) have charged and arrested four suspects for felony narcotic violations as the result of a search warrant executed along the 4500 block of Sterling Street on May 14, 2018.

Officers conducted a search warrant at a residence along the 4500 block of Sterling Street as a result of an ongoing investigation in to the manufacturing, sell, and delivery of illegal narcotics. The following was located and seized during the execution of the search warrant:

Over a quarter kilo of cocaine

Approximately one (1) ounce of Fentanyl

Heroin

Marijuana

A revolver handgun

An AR-15

The Fayetteville Police Department’s Central CERT Officers have charged four suspects in this case.

Eric Whitaker, 44, of the 4500 block of Sterling Street, has been arrested and charged with Trafficking Opium/Heroin, Trafficking Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, and Deliver Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for the Use of Controlled Substances, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (2 counts), and Felony Conspiracy. Whitaker is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $150,000 secured bond.

Kecha McNair (B/F, 44 years of age), of the 4500 block of Sterling Street, has been arrested and charged with Trafficking Opium/Heroin, Trafficking Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, and Deliver Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for the Use of Controlled Substances, and Felony Conspiracy. McNair is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $60,000 secured bond.

Michael Sturdivant (B/M, 35 years of age), of the 800 block of Marchbanks Place in Hope Mills, has been arrested and charged with Possession of Heroin. Sturdivant was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center and has since been released on bond.

Michael Haywood (B/M, 52 years of age), no address available, has been arrested and charged with Possession of Heroin and Possession of Cocaine. Haywood is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $6,000 secured bond.

The Fayetteville Police Department CERT Officers were assisted by the department’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT), the Gang Unit, and the Narcotic Vice Suppression Unit (NVSU). The Fayetteville Police Department thanks Cumberland County EMS Personnel for providing support during the execution of the search warrant due to the potential potency of the narcotics inside of the residence.

Anyone with information regarding illegal narcotic activity is encouraged to contact Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

Share:
Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail
Tags :