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Moore drug bust nets seven arrests

Posted July 18, 2008 11:20 a.m. EDT
Updated July 18, 2008 11:31 a.m. EDT

— The Moore County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested seven people Friday after a search of a home at 129 Spencer Lane in Eagle Springs.

Officers seized 64 units of crack cocaine, four grams of powder cocaine, $1,572 in cash and drug paraphernalia. The estimated street value of the drugs is more than $2,000.

Those arrested were:

  • Patty Vanessa Spencer, 48, of 129 Spencer Lane in Eagle Springs, was being held on $100,000 secured bond. She charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine, felony maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Romaro Dashon Kennedy, 32, of 9944 N. C. Highway 705 in Eagle Springs, was being held on $25,000 bond. Kennedy was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine and resisting a public officer.
  • Antonio Deshawen Robinson, 19, of 459 Possum Holler Road in Eagle Springs, was being held on $25,000 bond. Robinson was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine and resisting a public officer.
  • Eric Cornell Spencer, 27, of 132 Community Road in Eagle Springs, was being held on $10,000 bond. Spencer was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, felony selling marijuana and felony delivery of marijuana.
  • Malcolm Jamalin Purcell, 20, of 147 Saw Grass Road in Eagle Springs, was being held on $10,000 bond. Purcell was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine and resisting a public officer.
  • Travis Barrington Farquharson, 18, of 9944 N. C. Highway 705 in Eagle Springs, was being held on $1,000 bond for misdemeanor resisting a public officer.
  • Ronzell C. Spencer, 53, of 130 Community Road in Eagle Springs, was released on $20,000 unsecured bond. He was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine, felony selling cocaine, felony delivery of cocaine, felony conspiracy to sell or deliver cocaine and felony maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substance.


The others were held in the Moore County Detention Center.