Four arrested in drug raid
Four Lenoir-area residents were arrested after a SWAT team raided two houses early Friday.
Drug search warrants were obtained by the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office after suspicious drug activity had been reported going back to 2011, a press release issued by the department said. With the assistance of
The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office and Lenoir Police Department SWAT teams raided 3104 and 3108 Linville Court about 5 a.m. and found more than four ounces of powder cocaine, more than an ounce of crack cocaine, more than two ounces of marijuana and $3,129 in cash, a press release from the sheriff's office said. The drugs were valued at $18,648. Law enforcement had been getting reports of possible drug activity at the houses since 2011, the press release said.
Anthony Drake Perkins, 44, of 3104 Linville Court was charged with three felonies: trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana and maintaining a dwelling to keep or store a controlled substance. Perkins' bond was set at $150,000.
Darnell Overn Moore, 37, and Misty Dawn McGill, 35, both of 3108 Linville Court, were charged with felony trafficking in cocaine and felony maintaining a dwelling to keep or store a controlled substance. Bond for each was set at $50,000.
Frederick Darius Dula, 35, of 3514 Fox Run was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine. His bond was set at $75,000.