Guns, Money & Drugs Found In Belhaven Home

Semi-automatic handguns, guns and drugs were seized after a raid on a home in Belhaven Wednesday.

Beaufort County deputies arrested Carlton Rome and Ella Williams, both who live on Lee Street. There they seized 75 grams of coke, nearly $9,500 in cash, two semi-automatic handguns, marijuana and drug packaging material.

The two were charged with level I trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a dwelling to facilitate drug activity, possession of less than ½ ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Rome was also charged with possession of a firearm by felon.

Rome's bond was set at $100,000 secured, while a magistrate set Williams' at $70,000 secured.

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  • by Macon Location: Washington on Feb 4, 2012 at 03:20 PM
    belhaven is the worst place on earth for jobs I grew up there and I left there in 1999 and never going back there
  • by mordena Location: greenville on Feb 3, 2012 at 07:43 PM
    Belhaven is a place where there are no jobs for the poor people, I'm not saying that selling drugs is the right thing to do, it's not,but people are hurting and if some of the officials down there would take the time to bring in some jobs for the poor people to do,to make a little money, then just maybe they wouldn't have such a big drug problem, stop talking about the problem, and get a solution, people have to make a living, the right way, or the wrong way, if there is not right way, what do you think the poor will do?
  • by Belhaven Resident on Feb 3, 2012 at 03:04 PM
    Thank you BCSO! Just another reason why they need to drug test these welfare families!!!
  • by hometown Location: Belhaven on Feb 3, 2012 at 12:03 PM
    Thanks BCSO for cleaning the streets. The poor town police are bound by the council. There only seems to be one or two officers who go aginst the council and actualy work. Such a shame that adam has to have his hands in everything that he knows nothing about.
  • by Lee Location: Washington on Feb 3, 2012 at 05:08 AM
    Why was the woman only put on a $70,000 bond? Typical justice in the U.S. I bet she gets a lot less punishment too. You talk about discrimination.
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      by duh!!!! on Feb 3, 2012 at 08:26 AM in reply to Lee
      lee, if you read entirely through the article you would see the man was charged with FIREARM BY A FELON!!!!!!!
  • by Jane on Feb 3, 2012 at 04:18 AM
    Great job! I wonder if they lived in subsidized housing as well?
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      by CW on Feb 3, 2012 at 04:51 PM in reply to Jane
      Why ,what is it to you, there families pay taxes too get a life
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      by CD on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:05 AM in reply to Jane
      Actually no they dont. you are profiling people based on what they do. I dont see Lindsay Lohan living in the projects
  • by Jane on Feb 3, 2012 at 04:18 AM
    Great job! I wonder if they lived in subsidized housing as well?
  • by Ozone Location: Belhaven on Feb 2, 2012 at 06:42 PM
    Thanks to all for making the streets safer for the citizens of Belhaven. Hats off to the task force and the BCSO and look forward to seeing it happen again!!!!
  • by give them 12 more on Feb 2, 2012 at 05:27 PM
    i am sure belhaven police do the best they can after all you can see them coming from a mile away whos idea for the white uniforms
  • by Dave Location: Chocowinity on Feb 2, 2012 at 05:25 PM
    Close to $9500 in cash? It was probably 10k or more before the cops put some in their pockets.
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      by John on Feb 2, 2012 at 06:19 PM in reply to Dave
      Maybe thats what you would have done with seized evidence but the "Cops" placed it into evidence for court. Their job and career isn't worth $500.00 or more....
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        by Cheaters on Feb 2, 2012 at 06:46 PM in reply to John
        I've found that the people that accuse others of cheating, are usually the first ones to cheat.
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