KENANSVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Several suspects were arrested Friday in the Duplin County area as part of Operation Smoke Out.
The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office they they used undercover officers and testifying witnesses to purchase illegal controlled substances.
Investigations were centered on drug dealers selling in the Duplin County area, deputies said.
Deputies said several substances including methamphetamine, prescription pills, crack cocaine and heroin were purchases.
More arrests are anticipated.
The following suspects were arrested:
Jimmie T. Miller of Kenansville
Michael M. Griffin of Warsaw
Charles D. Robinson of Clinton (in prison)
Kelly W. Baggett of Goldsboro
Cheryl A. McGee of Rose Hill
Billy B. Hargrove of Rose Hill
Malcolm L. Boney of Rose Hill
Marcus L. Newton of Wallace
Shelby R. Sholar of Wallace
Dayona B. Dudley (incarcerated in Duplin County)
Willie H. Road of Chinquapin
Christian A. Wells of Beulaville
Joseph M. Ray of Beulaville
Edward R. Herring, Jr. of Pink Hill
Walter J. Jones of Pink Hill
Aaron W. Lewis of Jacksonville (incarcerated in Onslow County)
Rachel A. Lewis of Jacksonville