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Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following drug arrests:

Roanoke Rapids Police Department

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged with fentanyl possession Monday afternoon while investigators were following up on a drug complaint in the area of Vine Street.

Chief Chuck Hasty said in a statement investigators J. Hardy and C. Babb encountered Patrick Hunter Heustess leaving Prince Street around 3:30 p.m.

Hardy used his dog Storm to conduct a sniff of the vehicle Heustess, 26, was driving and narcotics were found inside.

Heutess was arrested and charged.

He received a $2,000 bond and November 7 court date.

Halifax County Sheriff's Office

Approximately 34 grams of marijuana, cocaine and currency was seized on Monday shortly before 2 p.m. at a Dickens Avenue home.  

Captain A.M. Harris said in a statement the narcotics search warrant was executed by the narcotics division with assistance of the patrol division.  

The case was investigated for several weeks by narcotics Agent D.J. Epperson due to citizen complaints.

During the search with the assistance of narcotics agents and canine Tony, the cocaine, marijuana, more than $12,000 in cash and items of drug paraphernalia were seized.

Epperson arrested and charged Trayvon Purnell, 28, and his girlfriend Jessica Johnson, 36, both of the residence, with felony possession of cocaine, possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, possess one-half to one and one-half ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Purnell and Johnson received $3,000 bonds and October 17 court dates.

The narcotics division has made a request for adoption of the local seizure with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

Citizens are encouraged to report any suspected drug activity by calling the Halifax County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division at 252-535-1257, Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 or log on to www.halifaxsheriff.com and click on submit a tip.