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Five charged with drug possession

Five Northampton County residents are facing drug charges thanks to three recent busts by officials.

According to Northampton County Sheriff Wardie Vincent, his office was working with the State Bureau of Investigation and the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Agency when separate arrests were made.

&uot;We were working street traffic in the county December 9 and made three arrests in the Garysburg area,&uot; Vincent said.

Trevor Connell Vincent, 26, of 124 Lilly Lane in Gaston was arrested along with Teknika Lashana Ingram, 19, of 680 Cal Floyd Road in Garysburg and Cherie Shavon Ingram, 22, of 211 Turner Lane in Garysburg.

The three suspects were each charged with felonious possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia and placed under a $10,000 secured bond. Teknika Ingram faces and additional count of maintaining a vehicle, place or dwelling to keep a controlled substance.

Later the agencies were working in another area and made another arrest.

This time officers arrested Theresa Yvette Moody, 32, of 403 Pine Street in Seaboard. She was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a vehicle, place or dwelling to keep a controlled substance and resisting a public official.

Moody was placed in the Northampton County Jail under a $15,500 secured bond.

Later in the week, Deputy Ann Powell attempted to make an arrest on a child support warrant, but ended up calling in Northampton County’s Drug Unit to help assist in the arrest.

Michael Rogers, 36, of 303 Woodard Drive in Conway was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver crack cocaine, simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a vehicle, place or dwelling to keep a controlled substance.

He was placed in the Northampton County Jail under a $12,000 secured bond.