23 arrested in Currituck Co. drug sweep

Top row: Marcus Logan, Jeremy Willis, Ethan Owens, Darnell Woodley, Daniel Biggs, Andre Harvey. Bottom row: Weldon Berry, Stephen Richards, Starla Deberry, Randy Lamb, Randall Coakley, Marshall Gallop (from left to right). Images courtesy of the Currituck County Sheriff's Office.
Top row: Marcus Logan, Jeremy Willis, Ethan Owens, Darnell Woodley, Daniel Biggs, Andre Harvey. Bottom row: Weldon Berry, Stephen Richards, Starla Deberry, Randy Lamb, Randall Coakley, Marshall Gallop (from left to right). Images courtesy of the Currituck County Sheriff's Office.

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – 23 people were arrested in Currituck County after a narcotics investigation that spanned longer than a year.

According to the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office, offenders were rounded up Thursday morning. 32 grand jury indictments were obtained Monday, ahead of the arrests.

The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation concentrated on upper-level suppliers, mid-level dealers and those who conspired with them to distribute illegal narcotics. During the investigation, narcotics officers bought substances including heroin, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills, suboxine and mushrooms.

Six warrants are currently pending.

At this time, the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office has only released mugshots for 12 of the suspects.

The following people were arrested on drug-related charges:

  •           Howard Linton Jones, 19
  •           Weldon Scott Berry, 30
  •           Jeremy Williams Willis, 25
  •           Marshall Darnell Gallop, 34
  •           Andre Harvey, 44
  •           Daniel Leigh Biggs, 23
  •           Daniel Ken Griggs, 53
  •           Ethan Owens, 20
  •           Darnell Antwan Woodley, 23
  •           Nathaniel Lester Jones, 21
  •           Clifford Cole Thomas, 23
  •           Joseph Tyler Harper, 24
  •           Randy Lenar Lamb, 26
  •           Starla Faye Deberry, 32
  •           Kyle Dwane Stoltz, 22
  •           Jacob Tucker Hesson, 16
  •           Antonio Rodriguez, 17
  •           Stephen Alexander Richards, 17
  •           Marcus Antonio Logan, 26
  •           Christin Lavare Burton, 34
  •           Michael William Stanley, 56
  •           Randal Louis Coakley, 70
  • Laquan Keyson Skinner, 20

23-year-old Jerald Anthony Jones was also arrested for resist, delay and obstruct, or interfering in the operation when deputies tried to apprehend a subject.

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