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Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics investigators wrapped up a 3-month investigation that involved undercover operations by confidential informants with a roundup targeting 20 suspects on Thursday.4-c63b46ec33

Sheriff Steve Mueller said the operation targeted Cherokee Avenue and the Happy Valley area of Gaffney based on resident complaints to the sheriff’s office. While Mueller said no specific drugs were targeted, the majority of the charges involved methamphetamine.

“Our success depends on the watchful eyes of our citizens in our community and we truly appreciate your calls with tips and information about possible illegal activity,” Mueller said in a written announcement of the roundup.4-32b9ba5c2b

The following 18 individuals were identified by the sheriff’s office in the written announcement as having been taken into custody as of 6 p.m.:

    • Brenda Jean Mincey, 25, of Kraft Street, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Clint Daniel Fort, currently in custody in Cleveland County, N.C., 31, of Jackson Street, charged with two counts distribution of methamphetamine.
    • Jacob Anthony Phillips, 25, of Marietta Street, charged with a 3rd drug offense of distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Jamarcus Deleon Foster, 26, of Evans Street, charged with a 3rd drug offense of distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Jomiltron Sentell Fair, 25, of Evans Street, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine in proximity of a school.
    • Joyce Ann Bolin, 43, of Kraft Avenue, charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine and two counts of distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Tammy Crystal Owens, 36, of Marietta Road, charged with distribution of methamphetamine, distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school, distribution of a schedule II drug and  distribution of a schedule II drug in proximity of a school.
    • Kimberly Harrison, 30, of Rita Street, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine in proximity of a school.
    • Ricky Wayne Allen, 36, of Marietta Road, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Michael Ray Sellars, 28, of Wilkinsville Highway, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Miranda Elizabeth Giles, 23, of Pine Crest Road, charged with distribution of methamphetamine.
    • Patricia Gail Huskey, 51, of Rita Street, charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine and two counts of distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Robert Allen Russell, 20, of Mullinax Circle, Blacksburg, charged with distribution of methamphetamine, distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of school and simple possession of marijuana.
    • Robert Luther Sprouse, 37, of River Drive, charged with distribution of a schedule III drug, distribution of methamphetamine. He also was served with a General Sessions Court bench warrant.
    • Roger Wayne Parris, 44, of Kraft Street, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Sharon Loraine Stone, 56, of Marietta Street, charged with distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Travis Gilford Childers, 19, of Hickory Street, charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine and two counts of distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.
    • Tammy Kristin Fowler, 34, of Blue Bird Lane, Blacksburg, charged with unlawful attempt to purchase pseudoephedrine.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were still searching for two additional subjects as of Thursday evening. They are:

  • Angela Lucille Wentz, 40, of Freeman Road, Blacksburg, who faces a charge of distribution of methamphetamine.
  • Linda Kay Arquette, 23, of Marietta Road, who faces charges of distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within proximity of a school.

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