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Joint Drug Operation Nabs Havelock Man

An 18 year old Newport man is in the Caretret County jail under a $2-million bond on drug charges.

Detectives say Laquintez Faison was stopped by Havelock police yesterday in the parking lot of the Carmike Cinema Six Movie Theater. Police say they found cocaine and ecstasy.

Carteret County deputies say the arrest came after an extended period of drug purchases made by undercover detectives during a joint operation.

Faison's Carteret County charges include 4 counts of felony trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance, & possession with intent to sell & deliver marijuana. Charges from Havelock police include 3 counts of felony trafficking cocaine and one count of possession with intent to sell and deliver narcotics.


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