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Woodland man sought

JACKSON – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Lashawn Moore, 24, of Woodland.

Lashawn Moore

Lashawn Moore

Warrants are on file for Moore’s arrest in connection with Operation “Take as Directed” – a multi-agency effort that arrested more than 20 individuals combined from Northampton, Bertie, Gates and Hertford counties on June 9. The three-month long undercover investigation focused on the illegal sale of prescription drugs in the four-county Roanoke-Chowan area.

Moore has been charged with conspiracy to sell or deliver Schedule II of a controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance, and sell and deliver a controlled substance.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office at 252-534-2611 or call Central Communications at 252-574-1041.