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40 people charged in Wayne County drug trafficking case

Posted January 28, 2009 9:00 a.m. EST
Updated January 28, 2009 9:38 a.m. EST

— The Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad and the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team from the sheriff’s office charged 40 people on Monday with 106 offenses, mostly related to drug trafficking.

Authorities caught and arrested 16 of the 40 people. Those arrested range from the street-level dealers to higher-level traffickers, according to officials. Authorities said they seized marijuana, cocaine, heroin, several prescription narcotics and several firearms.

Of the 106 charges, 95 were felony drug offenses. Of the 95 felonies, 42 were high-level trafficking offenses and nine were firearm offenses.

Those arrested were:

  • Jose Guadelupe Aguilar-Huerta
  • Donald Ray Armstrong
  • Michael Collie
  • Hattie Darden
  • Robert (Robbie) Daughtry Jr.
  • Tony Geigher
  • Brodie Kornegay
  • Ricky Kornegay Jr.
  • Letarcha Mcghee
  • Travis Antonio Murray
  • Roberta Perry
  • Keondra Richardson
  • Joel Sicairos Rivera
  • Decarlo Russell
  • Jeffery Devon Williams
  • Terry Hunter

Authorities did not announce the defendants home towns.