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A man who reputedly sold cocaine to undercover agents three times was charged Wednesday following a search warrant execution in what is traditionally called the no-hundred block of Roanoke Avenue.


Antwan Smith, who was scheduled to appear in Halifax County District today on a series of drug charges and again in June on further charges, was charged by Agent B. Council of the Roanoke Rapids Police Department with three counts of possession of schedule II, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Smith also has a pending date next January in Halifax County Superior Court on drug charges, according to the North Carolina Judicial Branch online court calendar.

Captain Jamie Hardy said in a statement this morning that on Wednesday, officers executed a search warrant at 20 Roanoke Avenue following a couple of months of investigation.

The initial investigation into Smith was based on complaints Council received of drug activity at the residence.

Upon execution of the search warrant, officers located a firearm, currency, and drug paraphernalia. 

Smith received a $60,000 secured bond and April 1 court date.