The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:
Today around 1 p.m. the patrol and narcotics divisions executed a search warrant at a residence on Maria Avenue.
The service of the warrant was based on investigation by Agent B.J. Murphy of complaints about drug activity.
Approximately 39 grams of cocaine, 41 grams of marijuana, and a handgun were seized.
Murphy cited Lennard Amiek Harris, 46, of Wendell, for possessing more than one-half ounce of marijuana. He received a May 24 court date.
In the gallery, from left: The seizure, Green and Peterson
Ramon Peterson, 29, of Weldon, was charged with felony possession of cocaine — 7 grams of crack — and possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine.
Captain Harris said ownership of the remaining 32 grams of cocaine has not been established. Some of the cocaine was thrown during the raid.
Wilson Green, 25, of Weldon, was charged with possession of a handgun by a felon and served two warrants based on an investigation by Detective R.B. Biggerstaff. The detective had obtained warrants on Green for receiving stolen goods and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury as well as possession of a firearm by a felon.
In 2019 Green was one of two people charged in the shooting of a juvenile in Weldon.
Green has several pending court dates in Halifax County and received a $300,000 bond and May 27 court date.
Peterson received a $10,000 bond and the same court date as Green.
On Tuesday around 5 p.m. the narcotics and investigative divisions executed a search warrant in the 700 block of Cedar Street in Roanoke Rapids after Agent H.G. Phillips received information on possible meth sales and stolen property there.
During the search of the property there was evidence of meth being kept and used at this property. Items which were possibly stolen property were collected and are being followed up by Phillips.
Phillips arrested Amber Ruble, 28, of Roanoke Rapids, for two outstanding probation orders for arrests. She received a $4,000 bond with an April 26 court date.
Narcotics agents have been attempting to serve outstanding warrants on the following individuals who frequent the Georgia Avenue, South Rosemary and Taft Street areas of Roanoke Rapids:
Sergio Newell, 44, for sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, and possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine. No photo was available.
In the gallery, from left: Johnson and Sutton
Dante Sutton, 45, for sell cocaine, deliver cocaine and possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine.
Terell Lamont Johnson, 43, for conspire to sell/deliver cocaine and two counts each of sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance.
In March, Johnson was arrested and charged by Agent D.J. Epperson with several drug trafficking violations.
During the search of his residence agents seized 346 grams of cocaine, 15 grams of crack cocaine, a handgun, several items of drug paraphernalia and currency.
These investigations were conducted by Epperson and Phillips.
Agents encourage Newell, Sutton and Johnson to surrender to law enforcement.
Citizens are encouraged to report possible drug activity or provide information on the three wanted by calling the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division at 252-535-1257, Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 or by downloading the P3 Tips app