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Drug Charges Archives

Joint investigation leads to dozens of drug arrests

A joint operation involving several law enforcement agencies has led to the arrests of 76 people in North Carolina. The undercover effort was led by the Opioid Reduction Task Force, a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Other agencies involved include the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cherokee Indian Police Department along with state and local law enforcement. The joint operation has resulted in the seizures of over 18 pounds of methamphetamine, more than 3.8 pounds of Fentanyl and heroin, more than 100 kilograms of cannabis and more than 270 Oxycodone and Fentanyl tablets.

North Carolina man sentenced for selling cocaine

A 53-year-old North Carolina man was sentenced to a prison term of almost six years on Aug. 29 for possessing 28 grams of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. The sentence was handed down in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina in Raleigh. Reports indicate that the man will serve five years of supervised release after completing his 71-month custodial sentence.

Another 15 drug arrests in North Carolina investigation

An ongoing multi-state drug case in North Carolina recently entered a second wave of action. According to a new indictment unsealed on Aug. 20 in Salisbury, 15 more people were arrested in connection to "Operation: Twisted Cross." The arrests were executed through a combined effort of local, state and federal agencies. The U.S. Attorney who announced the arrests did not reveal where they took place but indicated that the drug activity involved centered in North Carolina.

North Carolina man convicted on drug charges

A North Carolina man was convicted on federal drug charges in August. He had been accused of involvement in a drug trafficking organization based in Garland. Federal officials alleged that the drug activity in the town undermined its quality of life and have pursued a number of related cases. With the 33-year-old man's conviction, federal prosecutors have convicted 25 people in the ongoing cases.

Man sentenced to 4 years after pleading guilty to drug charges

On Aug. 3, it was reported that a North Carolina man who was convicted on drug and gun charged was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison. The 20-year-old man was charged in connection with a high-speed chase involving police and a drug bust that occurred in 2017.

Airport worker to spend 25 years in prison

A 50-year-old man was sentenced on Aug. 7 to 25 years in prison on drug and firearm charges. He was convicted in 2017 on those charges, which stemmed from his role in a drug trafficking scheme. The man, who worked as a TSA agent at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, was involved in the scheme for 14 years until 2016. Police say that he distributed crack and cocaine in various North Carolina cities.

Rapper facing drug charges

Many people in North Carolina are fans of rapper Jim Jones, the co-founder of Dipset and the star of "Love & Hip-Hop: New York". He was arrested on June 20, 2018, and faces gun and drug possession charges after a brief pursuit by police prior to a traffic stop. The 41-year-old performer is accused of receiving stolen property, possession of narcotics, possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of dangerous drugs to be kept in their original container.

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