Multiple drug dealers charged


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Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies arrest a man suspected of selling drugs.


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

A woman suspected of selling drugs is arrested at her workplace on Wednesday by Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies.


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Following an arrest, a Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputy checks the pockets of a suspected drug dealer.


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Yadkin County Sheriff’s Deputies confiscate drug paraphernalia at a home while serving a warrant on an individual suspected of selling drugs.


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Albert Barron Kimber


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Ashley Marie Hunt


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Carla Strickland Turner


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Christopher Jacob Jarvis


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Crystal Reams McNeely


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

James Taylor Gregory


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Jeffery William Combs


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Mandy Denise Doby


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Patterson Hardin Blevins


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Steven Clifford Sullivan


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Steven Travis Murphy


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

T. Robert Torrence


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Joseph Michael Tyrell


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Joshua Mark Snider


Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged multiple suspected drug dealers in the area on Wednesday. The arrests were the result of a six-month long undercover investigation. The focus of the investigation was the illegal selling of opioid based painkillers, which continues to be a leading cause of death and overdoses in the area, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.

There are additional charges pending in the investigation. Warrants have been issued for seven more individuals who have not been arrested at this time. Through the investigation officers seized over 1,000 dosage units of opioid prescription painkillers, several grams of “crack” cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and several pounds of marijuana. The investigation was aided by the Yadkinville Police Department and NC State Bureau of Investigation.

The following is a list of the individuals arrested and the charges against them.

Ashley Marie Hunt, 24, Jonesville – $25,000 Secured bond

• Trafficking in Opium/Heroin

• Attempted Trafficking in Opiates by Selling

• Manufacture Methamphetamine

• Possess/Distribute Methamphetamine Precursor Chemicals

• Felony Conspiracy

• Child Support – $400 cash

T. Robert Torrence, Jr., 56, Yadkinville – $10,000 Secured bond

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances

• Sell/Deliver Scheduled II controlled substances

• PWIMSD Scheduled II controlled substances

Nichole Louise Hutchens, 23, Yadkinville – $10,000 Secured

• Possession with Intent to Manufacture Sell and Deliver (PWIMSD) Marijuana

• Sell/Deliver Marijuana

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances

James Taylor Gregory, 50, Jonesville – $15,000 Secured bond

• Trafficking in Opium/Heroin 2 Counts

• Sell/Deliver Scheduled II controlled substances

• PWIMSD Scheduled II controlled substances

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances

Tony Gray Couch, 52, Jonesville – $25,000 Secured bond

• Possession Scheduled VI controlled substances

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place controlled substances

• Manufacture Marijuana

• PWIMSD Marijuana

• Felony Conspiracy

• Possession Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Patterson Hardin Blevins, 59, Hamptonville – $150,000 Secured bond

• Trafficking in Opium/Heroin (4 counts)

• Sell/Deliver Scheduled III controlled substances (2 counts)

• PWIMSD Scheduled III (2 counts)

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place controlled substances (2 counts)

• Filing False Police Report (Misdemeanor) after officers working undercover purchased his medication, Blevins, contacted the Sheriff’s Office the next day to report those medications had been stolen.

Mandy Denise Doby, 25, Yadkinville – $25,000 Secured bond

• PWIMSD Marijuana (2 counts)

• Sell/Deliver Marijuana (2 counts)

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances (2 counts)

• Felony Conspiracy (2 counts)

Joshua Mark Snider 21, East Bend – $25,000 Secured bond

• Sell/Deliver Marijuana (2 counts)

• PWIMSD Marijuana (2 counts)

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place controlled substances (2 counts)

Jeffrey William Combs Jr., 22, Yadkinville – $3000.00 Secured bond

• PWIMSD Marijuana – Bond $2500

• Failure to appear (FTA) (2 counts) – Bond $500

Christopher Jacob Nash Jarvis, 25, Yadkinville – $25,000 Secured bond

• PWIMSD Marijuana (2 counts)

• Sell/Deliver Marijuana (2 counts)

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances (2 counts)

• Felony Conspiracy (2 counts)

Albert Barron Kimber, 29, Yadkinville, currently in DOC

• PWIMSD scheduled II controlled substance

• Sell and deliver scheduled II controlled substance

Steven Clifford Sullivan, 34, Hamptonville, currently in DOC

• PWIMSD scheduled II controlled substance (2 counts)

• Sell and deliver scheduled II controlled substance (2 counts)

• Felony Conspiracy

• Maintain vehicle dwelling place for controlled substances (2 counts)

Timothy Lee Browder, 38, Hamptonville $10,000 Secured bond

• PWIMSD scheduled II controlled substance

• PWIMSD scheduled II controlled substance

Thomas Joseph Cordle, 53, Kinsport, Tennessee. No Bond

• Trafficking in Opium/Heroin (2 counts)

• Maintain a vehicle dwelling

• Felony Conspiracy to Traffic Opiates

• Aggravated Assault

Carla Strickland Turner, 46, Boonville $5000 Unsecured bond

• Sell and deliver scheduled II controlled substance

• PWIMSD scheduled II controlled substance

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place controlled substance

Steven Travis Murphy, 35, Boonville $10,000 Secured bond

• PWIMSD Marijuana

• Sell/Deliver Marijuana

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances

Crystal Reams McNeely, 48, Yadkinville $100,000 Secured bond

• Trafficking in Opium/Heroin (6 counts)

• PWIMSD scheduled II controlled substance (2 counts)

• Maintain Vehicle Dwelling Place for controlled substances

• Felony Conspiracy to Traffic Opiates

Joseph Michael Tyrrell, 19, of Yadkinville $1000 Unsecured bond

• Possession Scheduled IV controlled substances

• PWIMSD Schedule II controlled substances

• Possession Marijuana Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

• PWIMSD Marijuana

Canaan Rhayne Cardwell

• Misdemeanor Possession of drug paraphernalia

• Misdemeanor Maintain a Dwelling Place for controlled substances

Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies arrest a man suspected of selling drugs.
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_IMG_1520-2.jpgYadkin County Sheriff’s deputies arrest a man suspected of selling drugs. Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

A woman suspected of selling drugs is arrested at her workplace on Wednesday by Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies.
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_IMG_1532-1.jpgA woman suspected of selling drugs is arrested at her workplace on Wednesday by Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies. Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Following an arrest, a Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputy checks the pockets of a suspected drug dealer.
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_IMG_1557-1.jpgFollowing an arrest, a Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputy checks the pockets of a suspected drug dealer. Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Yadkin County Sheriff’s Deputies confiscate drug paraphernalia at a home while serving a warrant on an individual suspected of selling drugs.
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_IMG_1544-1.jpgYadkin County Sheriff’s Deputies confiscate drug paraphernalia at a home while serving a warrant on an individual suspected of selling drugs. Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Albert Barron Kimber
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Albert-Barron-Kimber-1.jpgAlbert Barron Kimber Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Ashley Marie Hunt
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ASHLEY-MARIE-HUNT-1.jpgAshley Marie Hunt Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Carla Strickland Turner
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Carla-Strickland-Turner-1.jpgCarla Strickland Turner Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Christopher Jacob Jarvis
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_CHRISTOPHER-JACOB-JARVIS-1.jpgChristopher Jacob Jarvis Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Crystal Reams McNeely
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Crystal-Reams-McNeely-1.jpgCrystal Reams McNeely Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

James Taylor Gregory
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_JAMES-TAYLOR-GREGORY-1.jpgJames Taylor Gregory Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Jeffery William Combs
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Jeffery-Williams-Combs-1.jpgJeffery William Combs Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Mandy Denise Doby
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_MANDY-DENISE-DOBY-1.jpgMandy Denise Doby Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Patterson Hardin Blevins
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Patterson-Hardin-Blevins-2c-Sr.-1.jpgPatterson Hardin Blevins Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Steven Clifford Sullivan
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Steven-Clifford-Sullivan-1.jpgSteven Clifford Sullivan Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Steven Travis Murphy
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Steven-Travis-Murphy-1.jpgSteven Travis Murphy Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

T. Robert Torrence
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_T-ROBERT-TORRENCE-1.jpgT. Robert Torrence Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Joseph Michael Tyrell
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Joseph-Michael-Tyrrell-1.jpgJoseph Michael Tyrell Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

Joshua Mark Snider
http://yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Joshua-Mark-Snider-1.jpgJoshua Mark Snider Kitsey Burns Harrison | Yadkin Ripple

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