24 arrested in Currituck County drug sweep

Posted at 4:52 PM, Apr 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-11 16:52:55-04

Currituck County, N.C. – 24 people have been arrested as the result of a year-long drug operation in Currituck County.

32 indictments were handed down on April 6th, and arrests were made on Thursday in ‘Operation Upper Level’ according to the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation concentrated on upper level suppliers, mid-level dealers and those who conspired with them to distribute illegal narcotics.

During the probe narcotics officers purchased heroin, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills, suboxine, and mushrooms.

N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement and the Division of Community Corrections assisted in the arrests.

Six warrants remain pending.

Arrested were:

  • Howard Linton Jones
  • Weldon Scott Berry
  • Jeremy Williams Willis
  • Marshall Darnell Gallop
  • Andre Harvey
  • Daniel Leigh Biggs
  • Daniel Ken Griggs
  • Ethan Owens
  • Darnell Antwan Woodley
  • Nathaniel Lester Jones
  • Clifford Cole Thomas
  • Joseph Tyler Harper
  • Randy Lenar Lamb
  • Starla Faye Deberry
  • Kyle Dwane Stoltz
  • Jacob Tucker Hesson
  • Antonio Rodriguez
  • Stephen Alexander Richards
  • Marcus Antonio Logan
  • Christin Lavare Burton
  • Michael William Stanley
  • Randal Louis Coakley
  • Laquan Keyson Skinner

Jerald Anthony Jones  was also arrested was for interfering in the operation when Deputies tried to apprehend a subject at an address on Uncle Graham Rd.