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Police rounding up drug suspects

ANNIE BLACKBURN
Staff Writer
The Lincolnton Police Department took to the streets bright and early on Wednesday for Operation Summertime Sweep.
The drug round up was the result of over nine months of investigation on the part of Lincolnton Police Department narcotics investigators Detective Dwayne McAllister and Detective Dennis Harris, which included undercover operations and prescription narcotics diversions. Warrants were issued for 40 suspects on a total of 152 felony and five misdemeanor drug charges, including selling, delivering, trafficking and possession of various forms of controlled substances including marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and several prescription narcotics.
Beginning at 5:30 a.m., the round-up was carried out by members of the Lincolnton Police Department administration, narcotics division, patrol division, criminal investigations division, crime prevention division and reserve officers. Lincolnton Police Department partnered with neighboring police departments like Gaston, Charlotte Mecklenburg and High Point as well as the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, in order to apprehend offenders that may have been out of the county. Members from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detention center and the patrol division were on hand to assist with suspect transport.
Operation Summertime Sweep is the eighth narcotics roundup for the Lincolnton Police Department since June 2009. Over the course of the last five years, the Lincolnton Police Department has apprehended 400 narcotics suspects, including 99 suspects in the largest roundup in Lincoln County history in December of 2011, according to a press release.

The following people have been arrested as of Wednesday afternoon, according to a Lincolnton Police Department press release:
Richard Mason Aderhold, W/M, 01/13/1970, two Counts PWISD Marijuana, two Counts of Sell / Deliver Marijuana, two Counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance. $100,000 secured bond.
Michael Anthony Collins, W/M, 06/14/1964, three Counts of Trafficking Opiate, PWISD Schedule III Controlled Substance (Hydrocodone). $50,000 secured bond.
Lisa Frye Crump, W/F, 10/09/1967, two Counts of Obtaining Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery, two Counts of Trafficking Opiate. $60,000 secured bond.
Tina Marie Franklin, W/F, 04/16/1979, two Counts of Obtaining Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery, two Counts of Trafficking Opiate. $50,000 secured bond.
Eva Greeson Hill, W/F, 03/24/1962, Attempt to Obtain Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery, Attempted Trafficking in Opiate. $ 20,000 secured bond.
Anita Nicole Holley, W/F, 11/29/1983, three Counts of PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance, three Counts of Sell / Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance, three Counts of Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substance. $60,000 secured bond.
Edwin Jerome Hopper, Jr., AKA “E.J.”, B/M, 02/10/1991, 3 Counts of PWISD Crack Cocaine, 3 Counts of Sell / Deliver Crack Cocaine. $150,000.00 secured bond.
Johnny Wayne Kirkland, W/M, 06/09/1967, PWISD Heroin, Sell / Deliver Heroin, PWISD Methamphetamine, Sell / Deliver Methamphetamine, Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, 2 Counts of Felony Conspiracy. $60,000.00 secured bond.
Dalton Shane Mashburn, W/M, 10/13/1996, PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance (Adderol), Sell / Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (Adderol), Felony Conspiracy.
$50,000.00 secured bond.
Alan Gregory Moore, B/M, 08/17/1962, 2 Counts of PWISD Crack Cocaine, 2 Counts of Sell / Deliver Crack Cocaine, 2 Counts of Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance.
$40,000.00 secured bond.
Luis Saul Perez, W/M, 06/08/1965, PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance (Suboxone), Sell / Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (Suboxone), Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, and Felony Conspiracy. $100,000.00 secured bond.
James Milton Poston, B/M, 07/03/1962, PWISD Schedule III Controlled Substance (Hydrocodone), Sell / Deliver Schedule III Controlled Substance (Hydrocodone), PWISD Crack Cocaine, Sell / Deliver Crack Cocaine, Felony Conspiracy. $40,000.00 secured
Bond.
Billy Ray Putnam, Jr., W/M, 04/26/1977, Attempt to Obtain Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery, Attempted Trafficking of Opiate. $80,000.00 secured bond.
Connie Holshouser Rickard, W/F, 01/22/1963, PWISD Heroin, Sell / Deliver Heroin, Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, Felony Conspiracy. $50,000.00 secured bond.
Randy Lee Rinck, Jr., W/M, 02/08/1977, PWISD Heroin, Sell / Deliver Heroin, Felony Conspiracy. Currently in North Carolina Department of Corrections custody, will be served prior to release.
Leo Patrick Robinson, AKA “Uncle Leo”, B/M, 09/27/1959, PWISD Crack Cocaine, Sell / Deliver Crack Cocaine, Felony Conspiracy. $50,000.00 secured bond.
Anthony Lyron Saunders, B/M, 01/06/1962, 3 Counts of Trafficking Opiate. $300,000.00 secured bond.
Deante Jermoe Sowell, AKA “Duke”, B/M, 11/30/1992, PWISD Marijuana, Sell / Deliver Marijuana. $20,000.00 secured bond.
Ronka Ahmed Sowell, B/F, 12/15/1969, 3 Counts of PWISD Cocaine, 3 Counts of Sell / Deliver Cocaine, 3 Counts of Maintain a Dwelling for Controlled Substance, Felony Conspiracy. $80,000.00 secured bond. Benny Lee Stansford, B/M, 01/20/1973, Obtain Property by False Pretense. $15,000.00
Secured bond.
Billy Ray Tilley, W/M, 07/20/1975, PWISD Heroin, Sell / Deliver Heroin, 4 Counts of Trafficking Opiate, PWISD Schedule III (Hydrocodone), 2 Counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, 2 Counts of Felony Conspiracy. $100,000.00 secured bond.
Jennifer Lynn Dewitt Tilley, W/F, 01/29/1978, 4 Counts of Trafficking Opiate, PWISD Schedule III (Hydrocodone), Felony Conspiracy, Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance. $80,000.00 secured bond.
Linda Gail Webb, W/F, 12/15/1952, PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance (Suboxone), Sell / Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (Suboxone), Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, and Felony Conspiracy. $50,000.00 secured bond.

The following people are still wanted:
Jerry Dean Bailey, B/M, 11/08/1976, Possession of Cocaine.
Emily Katherine Brown, W/F, 03/18/1992, PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance.
Muhammed Ali Lee Camp, B/M, 11/17/1972, PWISD Marijuana, Sell / Deliver Marijuana, 2 Counts of PWISD Crack Cocaine, 2 Counts of Sell / Deliver Crack Cocaine, Felony Conspiracy.
Tasha Murray Canipe, W/F, 10/13/1980, Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
Billie Jo Beam Cooper, W/F, 08/19/1975, PWISD Schedule II (Oxycodone), PWISD Schedule III (Hydrocodone).
Olin Mike Gonzalez, AKA “Gonzo”, W/M, 07/22/1982, PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance, Sell / Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance, Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, Felony Conspiracy.
Robert Allen Harris, W/M, 10/21/1963, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance.
Jacqueline Louise Haynes, W/F, 03/18/1982, Trafficking of Opiate, Larceny of Medication.
Jason Zane Hill, W/M, 12/11/1979, Attempt to Obtain Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery, Attempted Trafficking in Opiate.
Donna Pulley Hunt, W/F, 01/12/1965, Possession of Schedule II (Oxycodone), Possession of Schedule IV (Xanax).
Dennis Edward Izard, Jr., B/M, 05/25/1992, 2 Counts of PWISD Marijuana, 2 Counts of Sell / Deliver Marijuana, 2 Counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance.
Deborah Jane Kennedy, W/F, 03/27/1961, Trafficking Opiate, Obtaining Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery, Larceny of Medication.
Robby Lee Kirkland, W/M, 11/29/1972, PWISD Schedule II Controlled Substance, Sell / Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance, Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Felony Conspiracy.
Tony Ray Kirkland, W/M, 06/26/1968, PWISD Methamphetamine, Sell / Deliver Methamphetamine, Felony Conspiracy.
Tremaine Erick Lowery, B/M, 10/26/1973, 2 Counts of Trafficking Opiate, 2 Counts of Obtain Controlled Substance by Fraud or Forgery.
Jada Blair Mitchem, W/F, 07/06/1992, Trafficking in Opiate.
Ashley Rayshawn Neal, B/M, 08/17/1983, PWISD Marijuana, PWISD Schedule II (Vyvanse), Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance.

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