Cameron Woman Charged With Selling Pills
A Cameron woman was arrested Friday on charges of trafficking in prescription pills.
April Cemillya Thomas, 29, of 403 Lakeview Lane, has been charged with four counts of felony trafficking in opium (Endocet), felony possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, felony sell a schedule II controlled substance and felony deliver a schedule II controlled substance, according to a press release.
Thomas' arrest stemmed from an undercover drug investigation conducted by officers from the Moore County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit in December 2009. During the investigation, 20 Endocet prescription pills were purchased and seized, according to the release.
Thomas was jailed, with bail set at $5,000.
Drug Charge: Southern Pines police charged Daniel Lamont Jones, 30, of Southern Pines, with possession with intent to sell or deliver a controlled substance after a May 5 traffic stop.
Jones was stopped at 10 p.m. at N.C. 22 and Airport Road. A K-9 handler was deployed and narcotics were found, police said. The substances were seized and were sent to the State Bureau of Investigation aboratory for analysis.
Jones was jailed under a $10,000 secured bond.
Business Violations: Southern Pines police have cited Brian Dale Lowery, 34, of Raeford, for a business license violation and failure to obtain a health inspection permit.
The violations were discovered during a May 6 investigation at the Sinister Monkey tattoo parlor at 1545 U.S. 1, Southern Pines.
Lowery's first hearing is scheduled for June 10 in Moore County District Court.
Tommy Edwards Clack, 38, of Sanford, is facing charges of a business license violation, failure to give right of cancel off-premise sales and no business license. The charges resulted from an investigation into a complaint about overcharging and other business practices related to driveway paving services, police said.
The violations occurred on Monday, May 10, at East Massachusetts Avenue and South Valley Road in Southern Pines. During the investigation it was discovered that Clack was operating without a business license and failed to give notice of a right to cancel a contract, as required by state law, the release said.
The North Carolina Attorney General's Office assisted in this investigation and is continuing the investigation through civil processes.
Clack appeared before a Moore County Magistrate and was released under $5,000 unsecured bond pending a hearing June 10 in Moore County District Court.
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