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Top row, from left, Tony Maurice McKoy and Robert Jocita Kemp. Bottom row, from left, Christopher Cole Carroll and Jeremy Octavia Johnson. (Bladen County Sheriff’s Office photos)

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office have charged four men with various drug charges as part of undercover operation.

“My investigators have been working all over the county to round up folks after making
undercover buys,” Sheriff James McVicker said.

Tuesday, three men from Clarkton were charged while a Bladenboro man was arrested Wednesday, the Sheriff announced Friday.

Tony Maurice McKoy, 39, of the 6700 block of Airport Road, already was in the Bladen County Detention Center for charges stemming from his arrest in July. On Tuesday, McKoy had charges of two counts of selling or delivering cocaine and two counts of manufacturing cocaine added from the earlier investigation. His bond was raised $50,000 to $755,000.

An investigation of drug activity in the Booker T. Washington School area led to Tuesday’s arrest of Jeremy Johnson, 23, of the 400 block of Booker T. Washington School Road. He was charged with conspire to sell or deliver cocaine, reckless driving to endanger, no registration, no liability and no operators license. His bond was set at $61,000.

Robert Jocita Kemp, 52, of the 5600 block of Mercer Mill Brown Marsh Road, was arrested after officers purchased prescription medication from him while working undercover, McVicker said. Kemp was charged with selling or delivering Schedule II controlled substances and possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver Schedule II controlled substances. His bondwas set at $25,000.

On Wednesday, Christopher Cole Carroll, 51, of Fredrick Britt Court in Bladenboro, was charged for the sale of controlled substances. He is accused of selling or delivering heroin, possession with intent to manufacure, sell or deliver heroin and felony possession of heroin. His bond was set at $100,000.