Narcotics unit takes $20,000 in drugs, 4 suspects off Durham streets

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — More than $20,000 in drugs and four suspects are off the streets of Durham following arrests executed by Sheriff’s Anti-Crime Narcotic Unit.

The SACNARC executed search warrants at three residences and a Durham pharmacy. Investigators seized heroin, oxycodone tablets, marijuana, and a weapon.

Detectives arrested Robert Lee Garrett, 58, after he attempted to use a fake prescription for 90 tablets of hydrocodone at a Rite Aid located at 1505 Broad Street. He faces fraud, identity theft and trafficking opiates changes.

Investigators recovered marijuana plants from an apartment at 2920 Chapel Hill Road and charged Joseph Mulay, 22, with the manufacture of marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for such and possessing drug paraphernalia.

They also arrested Derrick Lamont Dixon, 41, at 3706 Angier Avenue where they seized 30.5 grams of heroin, 15 ml of hydrocodone chlorphen and a .45 handgun. Among other charges, he faces trafficking and intent to sell heroin charges.

Terrell Alston, 26, was arrested at 2101 Holloway Street when investigators seized 28 units of crack cocaine, 1 gram of heroin and 1 gram of marijuana.

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