Raids send 16 to jail on drug charges

Deputies executed multiple search warrants in Bolton and elsewhere Friday, arresting 16 people on drug charges as part of Operation Giving Thanks.

The arrests came after an extended investigation by Vice-Narcotics officers, Sheriff Jody Greene said in a press release. The Special Operations division, Vice-Narcotics, Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Civil Division participated in the raids.

Those arrested included:

Michael Douglas Watson, 48, Andrew Jackson Hwy., Bolton: felony sale and delivery and felony possession with intent to sell and deliver narcotics. Watson was held under a $100,000 secured bond.  

James Robbie Floyd, 50, Gore Trailer Rd., Whiteville: felony sale and delivery of narcotics. His bond was set at $5,000.

Frankie Tonara Doctor, 42, Lakeview Dr, Whiteville: three counts felony sale and delivery of Schedule II narcotics, felony sale and delivery of Schedule I CS, two counts felony sale and delivery of Schedule marijuana, and three counts felony maintaining a vehicledrug activity.  He was held under a $15,000 secured bond.

Jonathan Dewayne Gore, 33, Fair Bluff Rd, Tabor City: two counts felony trafficking Opium or Heroin, and felony sale and delivery of Schedule II CS.  He received a $50,000 secured bond.

Christopher Ray Hogg, 45, Beaver Ridge Dr., Riegelwood: felony sale and delivery of Schedule II narcotics.  He received a $5,000 secured bond.  

Tabitha Jade Bridgers, 31, also of Beaver Ridge Dr., Riegelwood: felony possession of Schedule II narcotics, and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia.  Her bond was set at $2,000. 

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Ira Keno Hall, 34, Shaw Road, Riegelwood: three counts felony sale and delivery of Schedule II CS and felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Schedule II narcotics.  His bond was set at $7,500.

Gregory Dean Melvin Jr, 27, Lee Webb Rd., Lake Waccamaw: misdemeanor flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and misdemeanor driving with license revoked.  Bond was set at $5,000.

Richard Allen Brown, 61, Bellamy Gore Blvd., Whiteville: four counts felony trafficking cocaine and two counts sale and delivery of cocaine.  He received a $510,000 secured bond.  

Bernard Scott, 40, Sandy Place Dr., Whiteville: four counts felony sale and delivery of Schedule II CS.  He received a $15,000 secured bond.

Tayvien Ty-Shann Alexander Smith, 20, Creek Ridge Way, Riegelwood: possession of a stolen firearm, simple possession of marijuana, felony possession of drugs on jail premises.  He received a $4,500 secured bond.   

Franklin James Porter, 47, Old Cribbtown Rd., Chadbourn: felony sale and delivery of heroin.  He received a $10,000 secured bond.  

Michael Peyton Green, 49, Andrew Jackson Hwy. E., Bolton: felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana; drug paraphernalia; four counts felony maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for drug activity; felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine; felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana; felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver Schedule V narcotics; three counts felony sale and delivery of opiates; three counts felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver Schedule II narcotics. His bond was set at $117,000.

Sarah Gale Bordeaux, 33, David’s Pathway, Delco: felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Schedule II CSfelony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver marijuana; felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Schedule IV CS; felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Schedule V CS; and drug paraphernalia.  She received a $3,500 secured bond.

Harvey Elliott Harris, 19, Quail Dr., Whiteville: felony sale and delivery of Schedule III CS and two counts of felony sale and delivery Schedule II CS.  He received a $15,000 unsecured bond.

Aaron Jamal Bell, 31, Seals St., Tabor City: three counts felony sale and delivery of marijuana; three counts felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver marijuana; felony sale and delivery of Schedule II narcotics; and felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Schedule II CS.  He was held under a $16,000 secured bond.   

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