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Moore County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday February 7th, 2018 :: 03:47 p.m. EST
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Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of six individuals following a Drug Operation in the Carthage area of Moore County.

     Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of six individuals following a Drug Operation in the Carthage area of Moore County.

     On February 1, 2018 the Moore County Sheriff’s Office along with the North Carolina Department of Community Corrections and Carthage Police Department executed a Search Warrant in the Carthage area of Moore County. During the operation deputies seized: 14 bindles of Heroin, two grams of Heroin, 26 grams of Powder-Cocaine, 16 grams of Marijuana, 43 dosage units of Oxycodone, five dosage units of Hydrocodone and assorted Drug Paraphernalia. The total street value of the seized drugs is approximately $4,000.00.

Arrested:
Jamil Muhaimin Ismail, 33 years of age
150 Merritt Drive, Carthage, NC
Charges: Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, the Possession of Cocaine, Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Heroin, the Possession of Heroin, the Possession of Marijuana, two counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for the Storage of a Controlled-Substance, the Possession of Marijuana-Paraphernalia and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bond: $30,000.00 - Secure
 
Wilbert Andre Merritt, Jr., 52 years of age
150 Merritt Drive, Carthage, NC
Charges: Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, the Possession of Cocaine, Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Heroin, the Possession of Heroin, the Possession of Marijuana, two counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for the Storage of a Controlled-Substance, the Possession of Marijuana-Paraphernalia and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bond: $250,000.00 - Secure
                                        
Rasool Nyeem Salahuddin, 19 years of age
1307 Woodbridge Commons Way, Woodbridge, NJ
Charges: Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, the Possession of Cocaine, the Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for the Storage of a Controlled-Substance, the Possession of Marijuana-Paraphernalia and the Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bond: $75,000.00 - Secure
 
Alwakil Rashed Salahuddin, 24 years of age
1307 Woodbridge Commons Way, Woodbridge, NJ
Charges: Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, the Possession of Cocaine, the Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for the Storage of a Controlled-Substance, the Possession of Marijuana-Paraphernalia and the Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bond: $75,000.00 - Secure
 
James Rodney McKeithen, 57 years of age
1254 Joel Road, Carthage, NC
Charges: the Trafficking of Opium, Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver a Schedule II Controlled-Substance, Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for the Storage of a Controlled-Substance, the Possession of Marijuana-Paraphernalia and the Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bond: 250,000.00 - Secure
 
Brittany Dawn Yarbrough, 30 years of age
1044 Old River Road, Carthage, NC
Charges: the Possession of Marijuana and the Possession of Marijuana-Paraphernalia.
Bond: $1,500.00 - Secure
 
     All subjects were placed in the Moore County Detention Center under secure bonds and given a February 13, 2018 District Court date.
 
All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
 

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Moore County Sheriff's Office
302 South McNeill Street
Carthage, NC 28327

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