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19 from Harnett, Cumberland counties charged in drug ring bust

Posted June 8, 2015

Nineteen people face charges after a raid in Harnett and Cumberland counties conducted Friday with the cooperation of local and federal law enforcement agencies.

Nineteen people face charges after a raid in Harnett and Cumberland counties conducted Friday with the cooperation of local and federal law enforcement agencies.

United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker said in announcing the bust that the sweep was the result of an investigation that had been in the works for more than four years.

The following people were charged with a Drug Distribution Conspiracy to distribute cocaine and cocaine base (crack):

  • Lemont Jerrone Webb, aka “L Dawg” and “Mont”, 41, of Godwin
  • Antoine Dewayne Myles aka “Twan”, 39, of Dunn
  • Farrah Michelle Harrell, 37, of Durham
  • Douglas Earl Register, 49, of Dunn
  • John Bernard Taylor, Jr., 45, of Fayetteville
  • Ronald Devon Pegues, 36, of Fuquay Varina
  • Major Lewis Clark, Jr., 31, of Dunn
  • Cleveland Myles, 49, of Dunn
  • Larry Donnell Pearsall, 40, of Godwin
  • Nathune Jamerson Myles, 39, of Godwin
  • Adriann Roshanda Currie, 38, of Burlington
  • Carlos Edward Carmelo, 36, of Fayetteville
  • Tiwana Jennelle Smith, 36, of Dunn
  • Christopher Lee Johnson, 45, of Fayetteville
  • Maurice Shaunt Blanks, 30, of Roseboro
  • Chapman Carroll, 31, of Godwin, NC
  • Janice Marie Smith, 51 of Fayetteville.

Two others, Harry Myles, Sr., 59, of Godwin, and Sophia Latrice Eaddy Myles, 33, of Fayetteville, were charged with money laundering.

Lemont Jerrone Webb and Antoine Dewayne Myles were also charged with drug distribution and money laundering.

Each of the drug suspects faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a $10 million fine. Money laundering carries the possibility of up to 20 years in prison.

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