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Prison officer nabbed in Fayetteville drug bust

Posted June 30, 2011 8:28 a.m. EDT
Updated June 30, 2011 10:39 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police said they arrested an employee of the Sampson County Correctional Institute during a drug bust Wednesday.

Officers arrested Dave Green, 50, who works at the Sampson correctional facility; Derrick Green, 41; and Michelle Banks, 44, after searching a residence at 2618 Trenton Road.

Police said they found 32 grams of heroin, 27 grams of cocaine and six pounds of marijuana in the house. They estimated the drugs had a street value of approximately $49,000.

All three suspects were charged with trafficking heroin by possession, trafficking heroin by manufacturing, possession with the intent to sell and deliver cocaine possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana.

Dave Green was also charged with maintaining a dwelling for the storage of controlled substances.