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Task force roundup: Marijuana arrest; take-back programs

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

On Thursday shortly before 1 p.m., agents went to a residence on Melody Lane on the outskirts of Roanoke Rapids to follow up on a drug complaint.

Agents could smell the odor of marijuana inside the residence.

A search warrant was obtained by Agent D.R. Radford and agents seized marijuana, a smoking bong, a digital scale and Cigarillos.

Agent C.A. Parker arrested and charged Christine Everett, 32, of the residence, for resisting a public officer, possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.  

She received a January 17 court date.

Medication take-back programs

The task force has scheduled two medication take-back programs — one in January and the other in February.

On January 20 the task force will be at the Chief W.R. Richardson Tribal Government Complex on Highway 561 in Hollister. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On February 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. agents will be at Hobgood Depot on West Commerce Street.

The public can bring unused or expired prescription medications, over-the-counter medications and veterinary medications.

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