49 arrested in Rocky Mount drug investigation

(Rocky Mount Police)
Some of the weapons seized in Operation Blue Heat.
Some of the weapons seized in Operation Blue Heat.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) – A month-long narcotics investigation in Rocky Mount resulted in the arrest of 49 people and more than 134 charges, officials said Thursday.

Arrests in the investigation, named Operation Blue Heat, began early July 12.

Law enforcement focused on the apprehension of those with outstanding warrants or who sold narcotics to undercover agents.

The arrest phase resulted in the seizure of seven illegal firearms.

“The fact that these 49 people are off the street today, there will be people to follow them. We will be out searching for those individuals, getting narcotics buys from them and arresting them too,” said Rocky Mount Police Chief James Moore

Suspects between the ages of 13 and 55 were arrested in the operation.

  • Laquan Allen, 24, of Rocky Mount – charged with violation of court order
  • Joshua Andrews, 39, of Nashville – charged with aid and abet larceny
  • Demondre Arrington, 21, of Tarboro – charged with possession of firearm by felon, and felony probation violation
  • Darnell Battle, 23, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, and possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine
  • Rolando Bynum, 42, of Rocky Mount – charged with two counts possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin
  • Jason Carpenter, 39, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin
  • Amanda Coley, 29, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver MDMA
  • Terrell Howard Coley, 34, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana
  • Dominic Dunn, 29, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana
  • Cereron Fox, 28, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine
  • Robert Hardy, 53, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin, sell and deliver heroin, and possession of heroin
  • Christopher Jefferson, 33, of Rocky Mount – charged with conspire to sell and deliver heroin
  • Kire Jeffery, 19, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, and felony possession of marijuana
  • William Lee Lewis, 55, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of cocaine
  • Anthony Lamont Lucas, 24, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine
  • Yazen Madison, 28, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of heroin
  • Dominic Mercer, 30, of Rocky Mount – charged with Possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintain a dwelling for controlled substance, possession of firearm by felon
  • Anthony McNeal, 30, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of marijuana
  • Cedric Todd Phillips, 33, of Rocky Mount – charged with sell and deliver marijuana
  • Ervin Pittman, 53, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sell and deliver cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule IV narcotic, sell and deliver schedule IV narcotic and possession of schedule IV narcotic
  • Roger Pittman, 28, of Rocky Mount – charged with three counts possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, three counts possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin
  • Jamel Porter, 31, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, sell and deliver of marijuana, possession of marijuana, conspiracy
  • Marcus Richardson, 24, of Rocky Mount – charged with motor vehicle violation warrant
  • Jessica Skinner, 26, of Whitakers – charged with possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia
  • Destiny Styles, age 20 of Rocky Mount, Charges: Possession of marijuana
  • Cecil Thigpen, 59, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substance
  • Ashley Lynne Tyler, 32, of Rocky Mount – charged with two counts each of possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin, two counts of conspiracy, two counts of possession of heroin, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine
  • Kenyada Williams, 23, of Sharpsburg – charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin, possession of heroin, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance
  • Anthony Wiggins, 61, of Rocky Mount – charged with warrant for federal narcotic indictment
  • Juvenile, 15, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of firearm by minor, carrying a concealed weapon
  • Kelvon Bullock, 16, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of firearm by minor, carrying a concealed weapon
  • Stacey Johnson, 22, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of firearm by felon, carrying a concealed weapon
  • Juvenile, 13, of Rocky Mount – charged with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, obtaining property by false pretense, possession of stolen goods
  • Taevon Smith, 16, of Rocky Mount – charged with resist and delay, disorderly conduct, trespassing
  • Kelton Davis, 18, of Rocky Mount – charged with trespassing
  • Traveon Sessoms-Bullock, 17, of Rocky Mount – charged with assault, resist arrest
  • Danielle Naketa Shelton, 31, of Rocky Mount – charged with embezzlement, felony aid and abet
  • Octavious Tyshun Cooper, 21, of Rocky Mount – charged with identity theft, felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, felony possession of stolen goods, obtain property by false pretense, injury to property, orders for arrest on larceny, felony probation, out of county probation, driving while impaired, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia
  • Tyquan Lequez Garrett, 22, of Rocky Mount – charged with resist arrest, orders for arrest for assault on female, larceny and communication of threats
  • Ivan Montrez Bulluck, 22, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of heroin, resist arrest, discharge firearm in city, violation of court order
  • Navar Tyqoun Johnson, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of stolen firearm, three counts possession of marijuana, unauthorized use of vehicle, communication of threats, violation of court order
  • Anthony Reashawn Lane, 25, of Rocky Mount – charged with interfere with electronic monitoring device, larceny
  • Christopher Carr, 17, of Rocky Mount – charged with injury to real property
  • Kaylith Moore, 17, of Rocky Mount – charged with trespassing, possession of marijuana
  • Juvenile, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of marijuana, trespassing
  • Leon Sykes, 28, of Sharpsburg – charged with driving while license revoked, violation of court order
  • Isaiah Levy, 24, of Bailey – charged with assault inflicting serious injury
  • James Bradshaw, 26, of Rocky Mount – charged with possession of marijuana, altered registration, orders for arrest for: driving while license revoked, expired registration, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Jaquil Davis, 22, of Rocky Mount – charged with trespassing

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