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Bladen Co. Sheriff's Dept. helps break up drug trafficking ring

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ALE agents and the Bladen County Sheriff's Department have arrested eight people involved in an prescription drug ring. ALE agents and the Bladen County Sheriff's Department have arrested eight people involved in an prescription drug ring.

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - ALE agents and the Bladen County Sheriff's Department have arrested eight people involved in an prescription drug ring.

The suspects are alleged to have fraudulently obtained oxycodone pills in Rockingham, Guilford, Robeson, Cumberland, Bladen, Columbus, Sampson, and New Hanover counties.

The year-long, multi-county operation began when both agencies received a tip from a concerned citizen.

The following people were charged:

Terry Moore, Council

  • Operating a criminal enterprise
  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • Intimidating a witness
  • Larceny
  • 2 counts of identity theft
  • 2 counts of trafficking in opiates
  • 2 counts of obtaining a controlled substance by false pretense
  • 2 counts of uttering forged papers
  • 3 counts of possession of stolen property

David "Tommy" Jones, Elizabethtown

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • Attempt to traffic in opiates
  • Attempt to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • 3 counts of trafficking in opiates
  • 3 counts of obtaining a controlled substance by false pretense
  • 4 counts of identity theft
  • 4 counts of uttering forged papers
  • 4 counts of possession of stolen property

Christopher Moore, Elizabethtown

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • Trafficking in opiates
  • Obtaining a controlled substance by fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Possession of stolen property
  • Uttering forged papers

Beverly Oxendine, formerly of Elizabethtown

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • Trafficking in opiates
  • Obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • Common law forgery

Candy Moore, Elizabethtown

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense

Monica Wilkens, Liberty

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense
  • Common law forgery

Randy Jones, Liberty

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense

Tammy Jones, Greensboro

  • Conspiracy to traffic in opiates
  • Conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by false pretense

The SBI, and both the Clinton and Greensboro police departments assisted in the apprehension of the drug traffickers.

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