The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:
On Thursday at approximately 5 p.m., agents D.J. Epperson and B.J. Murphy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 301 near Dickens Wildwood Road for a motor vehicle violation.
Tremaine Devon Simmons, 25, of Oakley Avenue, was reportedly found to be in possession of crack cocaine.
Simmons allegedly grabbed the crack, swallowed it and attempted to run away.
Marijuana and a handgun were also seized.
Epperson arrested and charged Simmons with resisting a public officer, alter/steal/destroy criminal evidence, carrying a concealed gun and possession of marijuana greater than one-half ounce to 1 ½ ounces.
He received a $10,000 bond and March 17 court date.
In the gallery: Mubarez, left, and Simmons
On Wednesday shortly before 5 p.m. Mohamed Abdo Ali Mubarez, 20, formerly of West Franklin Street in Enfield surrendered to law enforcement at the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.
Agents had obtained warrants for the arrest of Mubarez after an investigation of him reportedly selling marijuana while working as a clerk at the 301 Mart in Enfield.
Agents had received information from Officer P. Pierce of the Enfield Police Department of Mubarez allegedly selling from the store.
Agent H.G. Phillips served the warrants on Mubarez for maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance, three counts each of sell marijuana, deliver marijuana and possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana.
He received a $10,000 bond and February 17 court date.