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Joint Operation Leads To Two Arrests

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The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, Elizabethtown Police Department and North Carolina Probation and Parole have completed an investigation into the distribution of Controlled Substances in the Jones Street area of Elizabethtown.

During the investigation, it was determined by the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit that the below listed individuals were responsible for distributing Controlled Substances in and around the Elizabethtown area of Bladen County.

This investigation originated from citizen complaints which prompted Narcotics Agents to respond to the area of 103 Jones Street, Elizabethtown, NC.  Agents conducted undercover purchases from the residence in this investigation where controlled substances were sold.

At the conclusion of this investigation, on October 15, 2018, the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Elizabethtown Police Department and North Carolina Probation and Parole executed a search warrant at 103 Jones Street, Elizabethtown, NC.  During the search warrant, cocaine and marijuana were seized.

The defendants in this investigation were arrested and processed at the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.

 

Defendant No. 1

Name: Harold Bennett McDowell, 68

Address: 140 Menahan Street, Apartment 3E, Brooklyn, NY

Bond: $10,000.00

Charges: 1 count of possession of cocaine, 1 count of possession of drug paraphernalia

 

Defendant No.  2

Name: Dreshaun Nigel Lacewell, 23

Address: 96 Porter McKoy Road, Council, NC

Bond: Cited and Released

Charges: 1 count of possession of marijuana

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