Police Briefs: Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Two on Drug Charges
A West End man faces several charges for selling crack cocaine as a result of an undercover investigation.
Maurice Barrett Legrand, 34, of 122 Sugar Hill Lane, was arrested by officers of the Moore County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit. Officers bought street level quantities of crack cocaine during the operation, according to a press release.
Legrand is charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony selling cocaine, felony delivering cocaine and felony maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substance.
He was jailed with his bail set at $20,000.
In a separate case, deputies arrested a Vass man outside Cameron on several drug charges Tuesday.
Deputies with the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit arrested James Martin Gaddy, 66, of 656 River Bend Drive, after searching him and his car, according to a press release.
During the search, officers seized 65 morphine pills, 11 Valium pills, nine Oxycodone pills, two Roxicodone pills, one Oxycontin pill and 12 other noncontrolled pills. Also located during the search were a stolen .25 caliber handgun and $98.
The estimated street value of the drugs seized was $1,000.
Gaddy has been charged with felony trafficking opium by possession, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule IV controlled substance, felony possession of a stolen firearm, misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon, misdemeanor possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of a Schedule II controlled substance.
He was released on a $50,000 unsecured bail.
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