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Anonymous tip leads to 4 arrests in Fayetteville after drugs, weapons seized

Posted November 3, 2018 4:25 p.m. EDT
Updated November 3, 2018 8:22 p.m. EDT

Thomas Russ

— Fayetteville police arrested four people this week and seized 7.6 pounds of marijuana, three grams of cocaine, four handguns, three rifles, two shotguns and $194,000.

An anonymous tip via the Fayetteville/Cumberland County Crimestoppers website led to an investigation on the 200 block of Ruritan Drive on Wednesday.

Jayson Beha

Thomas Russ, 33, of Hope Mills; Gregory Owens, 33, of Fayetteville; Jayson Beha, 23, of Fayetteville; and Roxana Smiling, 31, of Fayetteville were arrested.

All were charged with manufacturing marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling and conspiracy. Owens was also charged with possession of cocaine.

Gregory Owens

All suspects posted bond.

Roxana Smiling