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Authorities raided homes Tuesday in McDowell, Burke and Catawba counties and seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine, $500,000 in cash and guns.

They’ve been investigating nearly a dozen suspects in these area for the past nine months.

There was also marijuana and pills in those homes.

Ten people are facing charges for trafficking the drugs across the area.

Three have not been apprehended.

Three suspects with warrants and were unable to be located:

  • Dwayne Bullock, 35, of 100 17th St. West in Newton is wanted on six counts of conspiracy to traffic heroin, three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count of continuing a criminal enterprise.
  • Marqueseo Marshay “Pepe” Pearson, 37, of 129 Stephens Drive in Morganton is wanted on three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count each of conspiracy to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance and aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise.
  • William Jackie Pearson, 66, of 129 Stephens Drive in Morganton is wanted on three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count each of conspiracy to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance and aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise.

Those arrested Tuesday and their charges include the following:

  • Jamie Leonard Tate, 36, of 100 Stacy Farm Road in Nebo was charged with six counts of trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count each of conspiracy to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance and continuing a criminal enterprise. He is in the McDowell County jail under a $5 million bond.
  • Leah Patience Davis, 37, of 100 Stacy Farm Road in Nebo was charged with six counts of trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count of aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise. She is in the McDowell County jail under a $1 million bond.
  • Gregory Adonis Rutherford, 25, of 4475 Shade Valley Dr. and 3162 Ed Bowman St., both in Morganton were charged with three counts each of trafficking methamphetamine and conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count each of conspiracy to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance and aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise.
  • Randy “Big Country” Scott, 49, of 2041 U.S. 70 West, Apt. 2 in Marion was charged with six counts of trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count each of conspiracy to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance and aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise. He is in the McDowell County jail under a $1 million bond.
  • Aretha Gilley Fullwood, 45, of 4186 Snow Hill Church Road in Morganton was charged with three counts each of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and conspiracy to traffic heroin and one count each of trafficking methamphetamine and aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise. She is in the McDowell County jail under a $500,000 bond.
  • Aretha Faye Giles, 55, of 100 17th St. West in Newton was charged with three counts each of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and conspiracy to traffic heroin and one count of aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise. She is in the McDowell County jail under a $500,000 bond.
  • Karita Shanece “China” Bullock, 28, of 2999 Shangri La Drive in Conover was charged with six counts of trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and one count of aiding and abetting continuing a criminal enterprise. She is in the McDowell County jail under a $1 million bond.

 

 

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