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CHARGED: Citizen complaint tips off detectives to drug activity

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A citizen complaint lead the arrest of two people accused of distributing drugs throughout the south end of Columbus County. (Source: Columbus County Sheriff's Office) A citizen complaint lead the arrest of two people accused of distributing drugs throughout the south end of Columbus County. (Source: Columbus County Sheriff's Office)
Rodney Heath Suggs (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office) Rodney Heath Suggs (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)
Carla Ragan Friend (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office) Carla Ragan Friend (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A citizen complaint lead the arrest of two people accused of distributing drugs throughout the south end of Columbus County, according to Lt. Steven Worthington with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office.

Worthington said the complaint prompted detectives to investigate drug activity throughout the Dulah and Guideway communities.

According to the sheriff's office, detectives made undercover purchases from the defendants in this investigation utilizing a confidential informant between Dec. 2013 and Jan. 2014.

Officials arrested and charged Rodney Heath Suggs and Carla Ragan Friend Tuesday night for distributing schedule 2 controlled substances.

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