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Three people were arrested on fentanyl and other drug charges after a Roanoke Rapids police officer checked on a drug complaint Thursday evening.

Chief Chuck Hasty said in a statement Officer M. Worrell responded to the complaint around 5:45 p.m. of drug activity inside a vehicle.

Hasty said the vehicle was parked at a local business at Smith Church Road and Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.

Worrell found the vehicle and reportedly observed the people inside using narcotics.

During a search of the vehicle and of the people inside user amounts of fentanyl and cocaine as well as paraphernalia were located.

One person also had an outstanding order for arrest.

Worrell arrested and charged the following:

  • Tyler Patrick Warren, 24, of Littleton, for possession of fentanyl, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was served an outstanding order for arrest.

Warren has several pending court dates in November Halifax County, according to the state court calendar. The pending court dates are for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle; misdemeanor larceny; possession of stolen goods; possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine; felony possession of schedule II; maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance; driving while license revoked; speeding no operators license.

He received a $5,400 bond.

  • Megan Elizabeth Smith, 21, of Sanford, for possession of fentanyl, maintaining a vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She received a $2,500 bond.

  • Breanne Marie Marshall, 21, of Wilmington, for possession of fentanyl and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She received a $5,000 bond.

The three have October 17 court dates.

Sergeant T. Tyler and Officer J. Spragins assisted.