Thursday, 22 February 2018 16:15

Six bindles of heroin seized in Scotland Neck raid

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The City County Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

This morning around 8, agents, with assistance of the Scotland Neck Police Department, executed a search warrant in the 500 block of East Ninth Street.  

Agent D.J. Epperson has received several complaints of drug activity at this residence.

During the search of the residence, with the assistance of task force dog Tony, agents seized six bindles of heroin and drug paraphernalia.

Epperson charged A’Zhavion Wiggins, 17, of the residence, for possession of drug paraphernalia and served him with an outstanding warrant for simple assault.  

Epperson has obtained warrants for the arrest of Connie Wiggins, 52, of the residence, for felony possession of heroin and maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance.

Mr. Wiggins received a $300 bond and March 21 court date for the drug paraphernalia charge and a $500 bond and February 27 court date for the simple assault warrant.

Anyone with information on Ms. Wiggins or anyone with information on suspected drug activity is encouraged to call the City County Drug Task Force line at 252-535-1257, Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252 583-4444 or log on to www.halifaxsheriff.com to submit a tip.



On Wednesday shortly before 4:30 p.m., agents, the Scotland Neck Police Department and deputies of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of West Twelfth Street.  

Epperson has received several complaints of drug activity at this residence.

During the search of the residence, marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia were seized.

Epperson cited Kassia Blanding, 49, of East Thirteenth Street, with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possessing marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia.   Blanding has a March 21 court date.

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