CCSO: Drug investigation leads to arrest of Chadbourn woman

CHADBOURN, NC (WECT) - An investigation by the Columbus County Sheriff's office Vice-Narcotics Unit resulted in the arrest of a Chadbourn woman Monday.

Barbara Denise Crawford, 44, has been charged with:

  • Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine
  • Sell and Deliver Cocaine
  • Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep and Sell Controlled Substances

According to the sheriff's office, an investigation was launched after citizen complaints led agents to the area of 1123 Dessie Road. Agents made multiple undercover purchases of cocaine during the investigation.

The N.C. Department of Public Safety website states that Crawford has multiple previous convictions for drug-related offenses, the most recent coming in 2014.

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