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Task force makes arrest during compliance checks

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City County Drug Task Force agents assisting a sex offender registry compliance check this morning made a marijuana arrest during the operation.

The man arrested, Demarko Rashad Minor, 25, of Garysburg, was not a sex offender but was sitting in a vehicle at a residence which was to be checked, Agent D.R. Radford confirmed.
Agent J.R. Matthews and Investigator R.M. Brown of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office encountered Minor around 8 a.m. at a residence on Creek Drive as he sat inside a vehicle.
The officers detected the odor and after a search of Minor and the vehicle, seized 26 grams of marijuana.
Matthews arrested and charged Minor with possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance, possession of marijuana up to to a half-ounce, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.
He received a $1,000 bond and May 17 court date.


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