Deputies bust 19 on drug charges in Pitt County

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Deputies in Eastern Carolina say they have successfully disrupted the drug supply into their county with the arrest of 19 people.

Pitt County Sheriff Neil Elks announced the arrests this afternoon.

Elks says the four-month investigation focused on the crackdown of illegal drugs entering the county. It led to 19 people being nabbed for 60 charges.

The sheriff says his office's Narcotics Unit made the arrests and they expect more people to be charged in the cases.

Those arrested are:

Sherkeil Smith
4 counts trafficking heroin, 2 counts maintaining vehicle for sale of controlled substance, and 2 counts of felony conspiracy.
$500,000 secured bond

Cheryl Thomas
1 count possession with intent to sell/deliver heroin, 1 count possession with intent to sell/deliver schedule ii controlled substance. 2 counts maintaining dwelling for sale of controlled substance, and 2 counts felony conspiracy.
$50,000 secured bond

Joshua Parker
1 count possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, 1 count maintaining dwelling for sale of controlled substance, and 1 count felony conspiracy
Unsecured bond

Mitchell Grenz
2 county possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, 2 counts maintaining vehicle for sale of controlled substance, and 2 counts felony conspiracy
$50,000 secured bond

Callie Hardee
2 counts possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, 2 counts maintaining vehicle for sale of controlled substance, and 2 counts felony conspiracy
$15,000 secured bond

Jose Canchola Herrera
Possession with Intent to sell or deliver marijuana (2 counts), and possession of drug paraphernalia (2 counts)
$5,000.00 Secured Bond

Jeffrey Hinson
Possession with intent to manufactore/sale/deliver heroin, and possession drug paraphernalia
$5,000.00 Secured Bond

Leosha Johnson
3 counts possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine and felony maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substances
$2,000.00 secure bond

Jermain Harris
3 counts possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine
$25,000.00 secure bond

Lisa Adams
2 counts possession with intent to sell/deliver heroin
$20,000.00 secure bond

Michael Page
2 counts possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine
$2,000.00 secure bond

Daniel Johnson
Simple possession of Schedule III controlled substance
$1,000.00 secure bond

Endra White
Felony possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana and felony maintain vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance
$3,000 bond

Rodney Holley
Possession with intent to sale and deliver cocaine (2counts), misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia
Bond: $15,000

Ricky Tripp
Possession with intent to sale and deliver cocaine, and possession of a schedule ii controlled substance
Bond: $75,000

Derrick Whitehurst
Possession with the intent to sell and deliver heroin
$10,000.00 secured bond

Samaria Barrington
Trafficking in opiates
$50,000.00 secured bond

Abriell Dove
Trafficking heroin
$200,000.00 secured bond

Tevin Spruill
Possession with intent to sale and deliver cocaine
Bond: $4,000.00