BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - On Thursday morning, 12 people were arrested in Brunswick County as a result of a four-month undercover drug investigation, according to Del Routh of Sherriff's office.
The arrests were made in the Longwood community after agents served search warrants at six Longwood residences, seizing eight firearms, marijuana, illegal prescription medication, cocaine and drug paraphernalia.
The investigation, code-named, "Lumberjack," targeted a combination of street, mid-level and upper level drug dealers.
Many agencies teamed up for the operation, including the Brunswick County North and South End Investigative Task Forces, Brunswick County Vice Narcotics, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and several others.
The following people were arrested:
Ronnie Lee Bell, 52, of 2177 Freedom Star Road Longwood, N.C.
Randolph "Randy" Brown, 44, of 7342 Marlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Wendell Daniels, Jr. 58, of 7299 Carlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Hester Griffin, 51, of 7424 Cooper St. Longwood, N.C.
Penny Williams, 27, of 7273 Johnnie Mae Rd. Ash, N.C.
Morris Levon Hill, 48, of 7308 Carlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Reginald Mark Walker, Sr.. 51, of 7294 Longwood Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Joe Lee Simmons, 59, of 7296 Carlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Willie Tasby Thomas, 50, of 7302 George Daniels Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Trish Whitley, 33, of 3634 Shell Point Rd. Shallotte, N.C.
Lisa Hussey Ray, 47, of 1314 Gore Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Joshua Jermeik Thomas, 30, of 7309 Marlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
The following people are not in custody but are wanted by agents for drug violations:
Bradley Griffin, Jr., 26, of 2366 Butler Circle Longwood, N.C.
Bradley Griffin, Sr., 44, of 8088 Etheridge Rd. Ash, N.C.
William Shane Scales, 43, of 6105 N. Ocean Blvd. Apt. A5 North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Antonia Montez Smith, 33, of 7332 Carlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Ricardo Stevenson, 44, of 7349 Bellamy Rd. Longwood, N.C.
Zane Williams, 23, of 2055 Cephus Trl. Longwood, N.C.
Rique Hill, 21, of 7308 Carlon Rd. Longwood, N.C.
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