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12 Arrested, 2 wanted in Caldwell Co. drug busts

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CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office Ice Unit arrested 12 of 14 drug offenders during a week-long round-up that began on Tuesday morning.

Those arrested were wanted for a total of 45 offenses, ranging from possession, selling or distributing, and maintaining illegal narcotics in Caldwell County, deputies said. 

"Within the past year, Ice Unit Agents conducted numerous investigations including undercover purchases of illegal controlled substances and searches of suspects' premises.  Those investigations led to these arrests," Sheriff Alan C. Jones said.

During the operation, investigators purchased or seized a little over 3 pounds of marijuana, 203 illegal prescription pills, 1.5 grams of meth, a firearm, $800 in cash, and various items of drug packaging and weighing paraphernalia.

The total street value of the drugs seized is approximately $ 17,305, the report states.

The Ice Unit is currently looking for Paul Douglas Whitt, 32, and Chasity Dawn Blevins, 22, for drug offenses.  A cash reward is available to anyone having information that leads to their arrest.

The following people were arrested in the busts and charged with the listed crimes:

  • Denny Lee Dula, 25, One Count  Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxycodone, and One Count Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxycodone.

Dula was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  He has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Dennis Ray Stillwell, 52, One Count Felonious Possession of Methamphetamine, and One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Stilwell was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  He has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Kayla Danielle Poovey, 22, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxycodone, One Count – Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxycodone.

Poovey was given a custody release.  She has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • April Marie Cogdell, 27, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Clonazapam, One Count Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Sell and Deliver Clonazapam, One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance, One Count Felonious Maintain a Vehicle to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Cogdell was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  She has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Brian Dewynne Smith, 27, Three Counts Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana, Three Counts Felonious Sell and Deliver Marijuana.

Smith was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond.  He has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Paul Thomas Marsh, 42, One Count Felonious Possession of Methamphetamine, One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Marsh was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  He has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Lisa Nicole Hall, 21, Three Counts Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana, Three Counts Felonious Sell and Deliver Marijuana, One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Hall was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.  She has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • David Grover Wilson, 39, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana, One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Wilson was released under a written promise to appear in court.  He has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • James Anthony Williams, 38, Two Counts – Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxycodone, Two Counts Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance,          One Count Felonious Maintain a Vehicle to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Williams was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.  He has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Tracy Lynn Kaylor, 43, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxymorphone, One Count Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxymorphone,            Two  Counts Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Kaylor was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  She has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 24, 2013.

  • Megan Leigh Nichols, 25, One Count Felonious Sell Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Confinement Facility.

Nichols was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  She has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 28, 2013.

  • Amanda Cherelle Kaylor, 28, One Count Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Sell and Deliver Oxycodone, One Count Felonious Maintain a Dwelling to Keep/Store a Controlled Substance.

Kaylor was issued a $1,500 secured bond, which she made at the Magistrates Office.  She has a first appearance in District Court in Lenoir on January 28, 2013.

Anyone with information on Whitt or Blevins' whereabouts should call police immediately.

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