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$20K worth of drugs seized in Durham busts

Posted June 16

Four people were arrested $20,000 worth of drugs were seized after search warrants were executed on three homes and a pharmacy in Durham.
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— Four people were arrested $20,000 worth of drugs were seized after search warrants were executed on three homes and a pharmacy in Durham.

The Durham Sheriff’s Anti-Crime Narcotic Unit said marijuana plants were recovered from an apartment at 2920 Chapel Hill Road and Joseph Mulay, 22, was charged with manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a dwelling and possession for drug paraphernalia.

Derrick Lamond Dixon, 41, was arrested after 30.5 grams of heroin, hydrocodone, and a .45 handgun were seized from his home at 3706 Angier Avenue. He was charged with two counts of trafficking by possession, two counts of possession with intent to sell and distribute, possession of a firearm by a felon, maintaining a dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Heroin, marijuana and 28 units of crack cocaine were seized from the home of Terell Alston, 26, 0f 2101 Holloway Street. Alston was charged with three counts of possession with intent to sell, maintaining a dwelling, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Authorities said Robert Lee Garett, 58, was arrested after he attempted to use a fake prescription for 90 tablets of hydrocodone at a Rite Aid located at 1505 Broad Street. He was charged with trafficking schedule I opiates, possession with intent to sell and distribute Hydrocodone, obtaining a controlled substance through fraud and identity theft.

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