Update: Four Charged, Three Officers Wounded Executing Search Warrant

Four people have been charged after three officers were wounded Friday night during the execution of a drug related search in the Georgetown area of Onslow County.

Anthony Wigfall, 32, is charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He's in jail under a $25,000 dollar bond.

Lawrence Hughes, 32, is charged with maintaining a dwelling for controlled substance, possession to sell and deliver marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, and drug paraphernalia- misdemeanor. He's in jail under a $35,000 dollar bond.

Christopher Cherico, 23, is charged with obtaining property by false pretense and possession of stolen goods. He was released on a $5,000 dollar bond.

Robert Betney, 16, is charged with resist delay obstruct public officer. He was released on a $1,000 dollar bond.

According to officials when the officers went to execute the warrant one of the deputies was attacked by two pit bulls and had to shoot one of the animals. The shot went through the animal and then through the foot of the deputy who fired . A second deputy was injured by shrapnel hitting him in the shin area of his right leg.

Lawmen say a Jacksonville Police Officer's leg was also injured from an attack by one of the people inside the home.

All of the officers were treated at the Onslow Memorial Hospital and have been released. None of the injuries are reported to be life threatening.

The NC State Bureau of Investigation has been called to assist with the investigation.


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