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Carolina Avenue drug probe continues

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A continued probe into cocaine sales at a residence in the 900 block of Carolina Avenue led to more arrests today but investigation continues.

Captain A.M. Harris of the City County Drug Task Force said agents are looking at cocaine sales from the residence. “Agents have noticed hand-to-hand transactions. We’ve had complaints of traffic going in and out, a lot of people outside.”

Wednesday the task force reported an initial arrest from the operation.

Shortly before 12:30 this afternoon agents, patrol officers from the Roanoke Rapids Police Department and deputies from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office returned to execute a search warrant.

While they didn’t find cocaine, agents seized marijuana, lorazepam pills and items of drug paraphernalia.

Agent C. Babb cited Tavis Mills, 25, of Roanoke Rapids, with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance.

Anthony Faulcon, 28, of Roanoke Rapids, was cited for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Babb arrested Kennith Lassiter, 45, of the residence, for possession of drug paraphernalia.  

Lassiter was also served with an outstanding warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia and received a $1,000 bond.

The three have September 20 court dates.

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