Cleveland Co. police release list of 5 wanted on drug charges

Cleveland County releases wanted list

CLEVELAND COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has released a list of individuals wanted for charges involving the possession and distribution of methamphetamine.

Scottie Lee Blanton, 30, Michael Shane Jones, Jr., 21, William Ray Mauney, Jr., 37, Randy Keith Putnam, Jr., 29, and Joshua Curtis Hawkins, 33, have all been named as individuals wanted in connection to the drug trade in Cleveland County.

The Sheriff’s Office stated that, "citizens can help us succeed by calling 704-484-4987, and providing information on drug dealers in their neighborhoods. So much good information comes each week from the many citizens who make that call.”

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