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Task force roundup: Cocaine count; marijuana citation

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The City County Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:


On Thursday shortly before 4 p.m., Agent Chris Babb conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway near Smith Church Road for a violation.

During the search of the vehicle, with assistance from Roanoke Rapids police Master Officer Jamie Hardy and his dog, Storm, a personal amount of cocaine was seized along with drug paraphernalia.

Babb cited the driver, James Brigman, 52, with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for an open container.  

Babb arrested and charged George Brigman, 39, for felony possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

George Brigman received a $2,500 bond and both received November 15 court dates.


On Thursday at approximately 9:22 a.m., agents and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1000 block of Green Street.

During the search of the residence, agents located marijuana, a marijuana grinder and a crack pipe.

Agent D.W. McKeel cited Amanda Yarborough, 37, of the residence, with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possessing marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.  

She received a November 15 court date.

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