Pamlico Sheriff, drug arrests made this week

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Sheriff Chris Davis
Pamlico County

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, Investigators from the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant at 206 Vandemere Rd., Bayboro, NC. During the service of the warrant three individuals were taken into custody and charged with various drug crimes related to the sale of heroin. One of the individuals was also discovered to be wanted as an absconder from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety out of New Hannover County. A quantity of packaged heroin, unpackaged heroin, cocaine, prescription medication, and drug paraphernalia to include scales, baggies, and other packaging materials were seized pursuant to the search warrant.

Investigators were led to the house after a week long investigation that began due to a spike in heroin overdoses with in Pamlico County. At least 5 overdoses were reported during the previous week.

George Fitzgerald FENDERSON, 48 of Wilmington NC was arrested and charged with PWISD Heroin, PWISD Cocaine, Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Controlled Substances, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. FENDERSON was placed into the Pamlico County Detention Center under a $250,000.00 secured bond and has a first appearance in Pamlico County District Court on Friday. HENDERSON was also a probation absconder from New Hanover County.


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Jasmine JONES, 24 of Bayboro was arrested and charged with Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping and Selling Controlled Substances. JONES was placed in to the Pamlico County Detention Center under a $10,000.00 secured bond and has a first appearance in Pamlico County District Court on Friday.

Markeith Fitzgerald MINOR, 27 of Bayboro was arrested and charged with PWISD Heroin, PWISD Cocaine, Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Controlled Substances, Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep and Sell Controlled Substances, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. MINOR was placed into the Pamlico County Detention Center under a $300,000.00 secured bond and has a first appearance in Pamlico County District Court on Friday.

Another arrest was made on Monday August 1, 2016, as a result of the investigation into the sharp rise in heroin related overdoses. Emari FORD was arrested after a traffic stop was conducted by the Vice/Narcotics Unit and Narcotics Detection K-9 BOLO alerted to the scent of narcotics inside her vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of an amount of drug paraphernalia including scales and baggies, a further search of FORD resulted in the recovery of a quantity of heroin and prescription medication hidden inside her body. FORD was charged with PWISD Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. FORD was also served with a warrant issued from a previous operation for PWISD Heroin. FORD was placed into the Pamlico County Detention Center under a $15,000.00 secured bond.


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