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Authorities arrest 3 in Columbus County drug bust

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From left to right: Grant, McAllister, Ray (Source: Columbus County Sheriff's Office) From left to right: Grant, McAllister, Ray (Source: Columbus County Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The Columbus County Sheriff's office arrested three people Wednesday in connection to distributing marijuana and illegal prescription medication.

An investigation started after citizens complained to detectives in the area according to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. Officials said a month long investigation lead to the execution of a search warrant at 105 Justin Avenue just outside of Whiteville.

The Vice-Narcotics Units found marijuana and various amounts of different types of illegal prescription medication, Oxycodone tablets and Xanax tablets, were found inside the residence along with two stolen guns and a bullet proof vest.

Aubrey Shawn Grant, Kelvin Antoine McAllister, and Santana Ray were all arrested for:

  • 1 count of Possession with intent to sell and deliver Marijuana
  • 1 count of Possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule 2 controlled substance
  • 1 count of Possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule 4 controlled substance
  • 1 count of Maintaining a dwelling to keep and sell controlled substances
  • 2 counts of Possession of stolen firearms

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