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Sheriff James A. McVicker announced today the arrest of Kadeem Yorel Archie Bowden, 26, of 60 Robin Drive, Elizabethtown for possession and sale of marijuana following a two month long undercover operation.


“Narcotics Investigators arrested Bowden this morning when they executed a search warrant at this home on Robin Drive off of Owen Hill Drive,” said McVicker. “Many times we keep an operation going for an extended period when we are working these types of cases.”


McVicker said the search warrant that was served in conjunction with the arrest warrant resulted in several ounces of marijuana being seized an several thousand dollars in cash.


Bowden was charged with felony possession of marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of keeping or selling marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana. Bowden was placed in Bladen County Detention Center under a $75,000.00 secured bond.