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Nash County Sheriff's Office
Saturday May 20th, 2017 :: 03:32 p.m. EDT


TRRDTF arrests over a dozen suspects on various drug charges.

Release Date/Time:​05/20/2017 12:00 PM
Incident:​​TRRDTF arrest over a dozen for selling marijuana, cocaine and heroin
Date/ Time: ​​Monday, 05/15/2017 04:00 AM
Location: ​​Various Locations in Nash and Edgecombe County and Rocky Mount

On 5/15/2017, the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force (TRRDTF) arrested over a dozen individuals based on outstanding narcotics related warrants. These active warrants were the result of the TRRDTF’s investigative efforts after receiving multiple citizen complaints.

“We appreciate our citizens for stepping up by wanting the illegal drugs removed from their communities and those feeding our citizens with poison to be held accountable” said Chief Deputy Brandon Medina.

Below are the names of the individuals that were apprehended during the roundup. Mugshots of all of the individuals are also included. First court appearance for those arrested were held in Nashville District Court earlier this week.

Elizabeth Penny Mayo, Jerrod Lynell Whitaker, and Ontarius Montrae Lewis still have active warrants. Any information as to their whereabouts can be called into the Nash County Sheriff’s Office at 252-459-1510. No further information at this time.

Defendant​​​​Charges​ ​​​​Bond
Ashley Wrenn Barrow​​​PWIMSD Heroin​​​ $25,000 secured​
332 West Oak St.​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Lucama, NC​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Terrell Battle​​​​Conspire to Sell/Deliver Heroin​​​ $7,500 secured
507 Exchange Ln. ​​​​
Sharpsburg, NC​​​​​
Marcus Bell ​​​​PWIMSD Heroin​ ​ $15,000 secured
119 Owens Circle ​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Battleboro, NC​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Michael Lamont Brinkley ​​Possession Marijuana up to ½ ounce​ Written Promise
2354 Briwig Rd. ​​​Possession Drug Paraphernalia
Spring Hope, NC​​​Driving While License Revoked​​​

Dominick Garner ​​​PWIMSD Heroin​​​ $20,000 secured
405 Charlotte Ave. ​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Shaun Ryan Hand ​​​PWIMSD Heroin​​​ $10,000 secured
1416 Treetop Ln. ​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS​

Marquavis Keyon Jones ​​PWIMSD Heroin​​​ $40,000 secured
109 Tucker St. ​​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Enfield, NC​​​​Conspire to Sell/Deliver Heroin

Defendant​​​​Charges​ ​​​​Bond
Tyler Alexander Lynch ​​​PWISD Cocaine​​​​$7,500 secured
2800 S. Halifax Rd. ​​​Sell/Deliver Cocaine
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS
​​​​​PWIMSD Marijuana
​​​​​Sell/Deliver Marijuana
​​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Elizabeth Penny Mayo ​​​PWIMSD Heroin​​ Wanted/Active Warrants
1420 Hill St.​​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Kaylon Lance Nichols ​​​PWIMSD Heroin​ ​​ $40,000 secured
148 Cooley Rd.​​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS
Laura Elena Ortega ​​​Possession Heroin​​​​$7,500 secured
6547 Little Creek Rd.​​​Possession Marijuana up to ½ ounce
Zebulon, NC​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Alexander Sinclair ​​​Trafficking Opiates by Possession​ $100,000 secured
6922 Bunting Rd. ​​​Trafficking Opiates by Delivery
Nashville, NC​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/ Place CS
​​​​​Trafficking Opiates by Possession
​​​​​Trafficking Opiates by Delivery
​​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Meghan Jae Talbott ​​​Conspire to Sell/Deliver Heroin​​​$2,000 secured​
372 Lancaster Farm Rd.​
Whitakers, NC

Defendant​​​​Charges​ ​​​​Bond
Joshua Courtion Thomas ​​Conspire to Sell/Deliver Heroin​​​$7,500 secured
372 Lancaster Farm Rd.
Whitakers, NC​​​

Antonio Mann Upchurch ​​Possession Heroin​​​ $10,000 secured
6547 Little Creek Rd. ​​​PWIMSD Schedule III
Zebulon, NC​​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Jerrod Lynell Whitaker ​​​PWIMSD Heroin​ Wanted/Active Warrants
101 S. Kirkwood Ave. ​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Sell/Deliver Counterfeit CS
Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS

Ontarius Montrae Lewis ​​PWIMSD Heroin Wanted/Active Warrants
428 N. Daughtry St. ​​​Sell/Deliver Heroin
Rocky Mount, NC​​​Maintain Veh/Dwell/Place CS
Conspire to Sell/Deliver Heroin

Nash County Sheriff's Office
222 W Washington St
Nashville, NC 27856

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 252-459-4121

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