Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Man on Drug Charges
Moore County sheriff deputies arrested a Rockingham man on charges of trafficking more than 100 grams of crack cocaine after a brief motorcycle chase.
Marcus Allen Rush, 23, of 991 Ledbetter Road, Rockingham, was arrested Aug. 5 on N.C. 73 near Jackson Springs. Officers attempted to stop Rush, who was driving a 1991 Kawasaki motorcycle. After stopping Rush, deputies seized 56 grams of crack cocaine and $2,615 in cash.
During the two-month investigation, an additional 57 grams of crack cocaine had been seized, according to a news release. The estimated street value of the cocaine is $11,300.
Rush was charged with felony trafficking in cocaine by possession, felony trafficking in cocaine by transportation, felony trafficking in cocaine by sale, felony trafficking in cocaine by delivery, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony sell cocaine, felony deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine, misdemeanor resisting a public officer, misdemeanor failure to stop for blue lights and siren, and misdemeanor driving while license revoked.
Rush was jailed, with his bail set at $300,000.
Statutory Rape: Sheriff's deputies arrested an Eagle Spring man Aug. 4 and charged him with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.
The Sheriff's Office received a report of a statutory rape on Aug. 2. On Aug. 4, deputies charged Terry Lee Streater, 35, of Eagle Springs, with statutory rape and taking indecent liberties with a child. He was jailed, with bail set at $25,000.
Stabbing: Moore County sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in a stabbing that happened Aug. 1 in the Jackson Springs community.
Deputies charged Ronald Lee Dockery, 30, of Jackson Springs, with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Timothy Earl White of Jackson Springs told the deputies he had been stabbed, according to a press release. The stabbing happened on Flowers Road.
Deputies arrested Dockery on Aug. 4. He was jailed, with bail set at $5,000.
Break-In Arrests: Three Cameron men have been arrested in a series of crimes, according to the Moore County Sheriff's office.
Arrested were David Yarborough, 33; Jason Smith, 26; and William Yarborough, all of 177 Oak Run Drive in Cameron.
On June 2, a Cameron resident reported a larceny. A break-in was reported in the Vass area July 12. On Aug. 1, the Sheriff's Office received a report of fraud that occurred at Aberdeen Recycling.
David Yarborough was charged July 30 with breaking and entering, felony larceny and possession of stolen goods. His bail was set at $7,500. On Aug. 1, he was charged with felony larceny, possession of stolen goods and obtaining property by false pretense. His bail was set at $7,500 for the additional charges.
Smith was charged July 31 with breaking and entering, two counts of felony larceny, two counts of possession of stolen goods and obtaining property by false pretense. His bail was set at $25,000.
William Yarborough was charged July 31 with breaking and entering, felony larceny and possession of stolen goods. His bail was set at $15,000.
Fraud: Investigators with the Moore County Sheriff's Office arrested a Carthage man Aug. 4 on fraud charges.
Jimmy Dale Patterson, 44, of 1203 Old River Road in Carthage, was charged with identity theft and financial card forgery. His bail was set at $5,000.
The charges stemmed from a May 6 report of financial card fraud from a Carthage resident.
Larceny: Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher M. Fore, 24, of Camp Easter Road, on Aug. 4 and charged him with felony larceny, possession of stolen property, and obtaining property by false pretense.
The arrest came after a Carthage resident reported that Fore had removed items from his property without permission July 28.
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