05/18/2019
  • 6:56 am NCHSAA Class 2A Baseball Playoffs: Washington 5, East Bladen 4
  • 6:46 am Thoughts While Shaving for May 18
  • 1:47 am Elizabethtown Rotary Club Tournament Held At Vineyard Golf
  • 1:18 am This Day in History for May 18
  • 1:12 am Bladen commissioners to meet Monday night
Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail
Bladen County Sheriff's Department

Sheriff James A. McVicker said Narcotics Investigators completed a three month undercover operation in and around Tar Heel with the arrest of several drug dealers. At least a half dozen of those arrested were employees of Smithfield Foods, according to the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office.

“Pursuant to a three-month investigation and numerous controlled purchases of illegal narcotics in the Tar Heel area of Bladen County, the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office, Robeson County
Sheriff’s Office, Lumberton Police Department, Fayetteville Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, Homeland Security, and North Carolina Probation and Parole conducted a multi-agency round-up on Tuesday, May 22, 2018”, said McVicker.

Nine individuals were arrested for selling controlled substances. Those arrested are as follows:

Anthony Baker, 39, of Pembroke was charged with sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana. Baker was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $15,000.00 bond.

Timothy Brock, 20, of Lumberton was charged with sell/deliver cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine, and manufacturing cocaine. Brock was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $50,000.00 bond.

Pedro Sanchez AKA Gregorio Hernandez Severiano, 47, of Lumberton was charged with sell/deliver cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine, and manufacturing cocaine. Sanchez was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $50,000.00 bond.

Willie West, 35, of Fayetteville was charged with sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana. West was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $20,000.00 bond.

Eddie Wright, 25, of Fayetteville was charged with (3)-three counts of trafficking opium or heroin, sell/deliver schedule II, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver schedule II, manufacturing schedule II, sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana. Wright was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $600,000.00 bond.

Christopher Mason, 27, of Fayetteville was charged with sell/deliver cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine, and manufacturing cocaine. Mason was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $60,000.00 bond.

William Carter, 22, of Fayetteville was charged with sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana. Carter was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $102,500.00 bond.

James Johnson, 32, of Clarkton was charged with sell/deliver cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine, and manufacturing cocaine. Johnson was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $100,000.00 bond.

Kristofer Kolar, 25, of Lumberton was charged with sell/deliver schedule II, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver schedule II, and manufacturing schedule II. Kolar was arrested and booked in the Bladen County Detention Center under a $150,000.00 bond.

Sheriff McVicker noted, “Working with these other agencies helps everyone because we can share intelligence and manpower. This use of resources is what is often referred to as a force multiplier. When agencies bond together we are able to make a difference.”

Share:
Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail
bladenonline

RELATED ARTICLES