KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Fourteen people have arrested on drug charges as part of “Operation Summer Takeoff,” an investigation conducted by the Kinston Police Department with assistance from the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office and a number of other state and federal agencies.
Their campaign began Thursday at a residence on 1006 E. Gordon Street where police said they found two two stolen handguns, 16 grams heroin, 1.4 pounds of marijuana, and 4 ounces crack cocaine.
The following three people were arrested and charged in that incident. Hood had recently been released from federal prison after serving 14 years for drug trafficking.
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Torrie Montrez Hood
Possession of stolen Firearm
Possession of Firearm by Felon
Alkein Ajawun Muhammad
Possession of Stolen Firearm
Esless Antonio White
The following individuals were also arrested as part of the investigation and face the following charges:
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Mark Justin Smith
Thomas Lee Edwards Jr.
Ali Elijah Waters
PWISD Heroin (X3)
Larry Odell Nobles
PWISD Cocaine (X3)
Dustin Lee Pate
Michael Antonio Aytch
Christy Jo Jarman
Jemoy Rhishee Poole
Kinston police said the following remain at large on active arrest warrants: Lovvett Babar Brown, Jeffery Alan Shackleford Jr. Stephen Matthew Dixon, Java Delaine Brown, Jimmy Ray Dixon, Jadha Murphy and Michael Antwain Fisher.
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