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RRPD roundup: Drug charges

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:


Wednesday Nakia Danielle Lashley, 40, and Marcel Michael Epps, 34, surrendered to investigators for outstanding warrants.

Lashley was served around noon for possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances.  

She received a $10,000 bond and September 6 court date.

Epps was served around 4:45 p.m. for possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of firearm by a felon.

He received  a $15,000 bond and September 6 court date.

The charges stem from an investigation by Investigator O.L. Wiltsie on July 21.

A search warrant was executed at a residence in the 900 block of Cedar Street.  During the search narcotics and firearms were seized from the residence.

Wiltsie said the drug investigation stemmed from a separate breaking and entering probe where information was gathered there was reputed drug activity at the residence.

Wiltsie said crack, marijuana ,three scales, two guns and electronics were seized from the residence.

The investigation continues, he said.


Outstanding charges


On Wednesday around 2 a.m., Lieutenant P. Parks and Sergeant M. Peck located Lentrick Anonio High, 39, of Garysburg, on outstanding warrants in the 1600 block of East Tenth Street.  

High was arrested on warrants for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and an outstanding order for arrest.

He received  a $5,500 bond and August 11 court date.

The charges stem from a search warrant obtained by Officer D. Hundley on April 12  for a vehicle driven by High.


Traffic stop leads to drug charges


On Wednesday around  3:30 p.m., Master Officer G. Morris conducted a traffic stop for a violation on West Fifth  near Monroe streets.

William Heath Lilly, 44, of Roanoke Rapids, was found to have a suspended license and narcotics in his possession.  

Morris cited Lilley for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license revoked and a seat belt violation.

He was released until his August 28 court date.

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