Drug Bust Lands 5 Behind Bars

Several narcotics units joined together to take down a Pamlico County group suspected of dealing cocaine.

Officials arrested Tyree Jones, Dominique Woods, Abra Owens and Jessica Holland Thursday after officials seized about six and a half ounces of cocaine at Jones' home.

Jones lives in Reelsboro in Pamlico County.

A fifth person, Lori Banks, was arrested after attempting to purchase cocaine at the residence while the search warrant was being carried out. Banks was also charged with child abuse for bringing her six year old child to the drug deal.

The group of four were placed in the Pamlico County Detention Center on cocaine trafficking charges.


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  • by tt Location: enc on Jun 28, 2011 at 09:21 AM
    sucks for them why would you even pull up somewhere where you know the po po is at
  • by KC Location: ENC on Jun 24, 2011 at 02:22 PM
    At 41 if you are taking your 6 year old with you to buy drugs then you should never get to see that kid again. She is not some younge kid that needs a second chance, she is a grown woman that has never been responsible for ANYTHING!
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:47 AM in reply to KC
      Where does it say that she's 41?
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Jun 24, 2011 at 01:30 PM
    Photos are usually included. Haven't seen pics, on any news story yet...
  • by shocked Location: pamlico on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:17 AM
    Dont' know why several units had to get together on this one....everybody that lived close by knew what was going on and have been telling deputies about it for at least 3 yrs!! DUH Election time soon to be rolling around!
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      by 2 Shocked! on Jun 24, 2011 at 05:56 PM in reply to shocked
      Didn't we just have an election in November?
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      by Anonymous on Jun 25, 2011 at 06:45 AM in reply to shocked
      that little piece of paper called the constitution tends to slow things down a little bit. Allthough it would be nice to just go kick the door in and take em all to jail because someone in the community says they are selling dope there are rules that have to be followed. And yes there was an election in november, a new NARC came in last July and it looks like a few things are getting done. Cops can't do it without the community. Call in the information you have, report it and it will eventually get done......
  • by me Location: Bayboro on Jun 24, 2011 at 08:17 AM
    Great job Pamlico county Leo.
  • by Dawg on Jun 24, 2011 at 06:42 AM
    Now how smart is that, going to buy drugs while the house is full of police? Hope the kid ends up in a good home with someone that is responsible.
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      by nat on Jun 26, 2011 at 04:46 PM in reply to Dawg
      me too because itsmy little cousin.
  • by Parents on Jun 24, 2011 at 05:20 AM
    Hey officer, can you watch my kid for a sec? - there was supposed to be a dude selling some blow around here somewhere. You seen him?
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