Six more people charged in Operation Spotlight

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Six more people have been charged with an undercover drug operation in two Eastern Carolina counties.

Operation Spotlight was announced last month, and has targeted mid-to-high-level drug dealers in Carteret and Craven counties.

The Carteret County Sheriff's Office, Morehead City police and Havelock police say to date 36 people have been rounded up.

Here is a list of the latest arrests in round three:

Ryan Burns, 32, Newport
Bond: $15,000 secured. One count each of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine and possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

Norman Crostic, Jr., 58, Edward
Bond: $1,000 secured. One count each of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a child care center and possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana.

Justin Day, 25, Newport
Bond: $6,000 secured. One count each of possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana, failure to appear for driving while license was revoked, and misdemeanor probation violation.

Tracy Howard, 30, Morehead City
Bond: $30,000 secured. Three counts each of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance and sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance.

Caleb Mendoza, 21, Atlantic
Bond: $1.5 million secured. Five counts of trafficking opium or heroin, one count each of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance, sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, breaking and entering, larceny after break and enter, possession of stolen goods.

Brittany Tommasone, 25, Havelock
Bond: $20,000 secured. One count each possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine, manufacture cocaine, possession of marijuana up to 1/2 ounce, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and maintaining a dwelling for sell of a controlled substance.