Man And Woman Facing Drug Charges

A man and a woman are facing drug charges in Martin County, after a two-month investigation.

Martin County Narcotics Unit, Martin County Sheriff’s Office and the Williamston Police Department served a search warrant at a home on Roberson Street in Williamston Friday.

Lawmen say "the search warrant was the result of a narcotics related investigation that has been conducted over the past 2 months."

Lawmen say they found nearly 244 grams of marijuana packaged for sale, more than $1000 in cash and a handgun.

Click the photo tab to see what officials say they confiscated from the home.

The suspects are Timothy Rodgers, age 30 of Roberson Street, and Chiquetha Blount, age 26 of Washington.

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  • by anonymous Location: martin co. on Jan 31, 2010 at 08:28 AM
    What happing to prayer.Be careful how you judge.It maybe you or a family member next.The law are doing there job what are we doing?
  • by ref Location: martin county on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:08 PM
    Every drug is addictive. If not, then there would not be money in it. Legal or not, if you want this crap to stop, then finding real cures is the only true route. California is a prime example of what legalizing pot will do. It will not stop illegal sales, but only increase the amount dealers are giving customers. People are going to use drugs regardless. Until the jail and prison systems really focus on rehab, this fight is senseless. For every dealer busted, 3 more await their turf and clients. Dont believe, ask someone who has left jail on possession to sell or use. Arresting these people is solely about money. The war on drugs was fought, lost, and not the powers that be are in denial about it. Finally, havent you noticed a lot of people making the laws on drugs are in fact users themselves. Now that is reform. Ref out.
  • by Darren Location: Kill Devil Hills on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:52 AM
    Looks like they will be doing the jailhouse rock now LOL.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 23, 2010 at 08:50 AM
    chickywho, what a dumb name.
  • by Data Man on Jan 22, 2010 at 08:29 PM
    They need to find the rest of it! These guys dont have it!!
  • by Anonymous on Jan 22, 2010 at 03:34 PM
    Maybe the MCSD could come to Washington County and make some drug busts. Because what we have sure isnt working. To many sorry people trying to run a sheriffs department here.
  • by Gosh on Jan 22, 2010 at 03:30 PM
    Look how to comments change when the race change. I see alot people taken up more for the people who had the meth lab in their house.
  • by informed on Jan 22, 2010 at 03:09 PM
    To Lena: I completely agree, the way it is run is horrible! I could go on forever about this... To Resident: Drugs of all types are much more accessible by children and teens than alcohol, this is a fact! No drug dealer is going to check ID before selling a teenager a little bit of crack. Also, I never said alcohol wasn't bad, I personally think it is worse than marijuana. Don't talk to me about common sense, I didn't set up the system. Furthermore, you aren't going to stop kids/teens or adults from using anything they want to do, so some regulation on things we deem not a large risk to health should be considered. To Curious: You bring nothing to the table, if you believe you have something of worth to share then do, otherwise don't reply..
  • by Anonymous on Jan 22, 2010 at 01:34 PM
    We need to borrow the Martin Co sheriffs dept. LCSD can only seem to catch the criminals around here when people start to notice that they're not good for much...
  • by lena Location: WASHINGTON on Jan 22, 2010 at 01:15 PM
    To: Informed I was just discussing this the other day. Is it really fair for the gov. to sell drugs/alcohol to the public, but allow others not to? Isn't it hypocritical? There is no drug more addictive than what they put in cigarettes? People will buy cigarettes before they buy food for their kids. Where is the government's responsibility in creating a drug that is so addictive? It's like crack, one hit and you are hooked. If the crack dealers are being arrested, who is policing the government. Answer: no one. They get the profits, raise taxes, and healthcare expenses. They laugh all the way to the bank. They say exactly what drug dealers say," I didn't make them do it". It just a shame! Marijuana in its natural state is a medicine, but once the chemical are added, there is no telling what you are getting. Even if government regulated, what chemicals would they use? Would it be safe? Probably not
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