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$8M bond for Moore County man following drug bust, police say

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (WNCN) – A year-long investigation named "Operation Leader" resulted in the arrest of several suspects and the seizure of drugs, guns and cash, Southern Pines police announced Friday. 

On Feb. 20, law enforcement started to bring "Operation Leader" to an end by arresting the following individuals:

  • Lee Marvin Harris Junior, 32, of Aberdeen and Charlotte
  • Lee Marvin Harris Sr, 58, of Aberdeen
  • Lamar Orlando Sealy, 33, of Southern Pines
  • Lisa Ann Duncan Hanami, 31, of Charlotte
  • Christian Jovonn Terry, 32, of Southern Pines
  • Shuanda Bridges Fox, 49, of Sanford
  • Cervantes Gomez Gonzalo, 27, of Misatlanta, Mexico
  • Lamar Orlando Sealy, 33, of Southern Pines
  • Calvin Deangelo Fox, 32, of Sanford

During the operation on Feb. 20, multiple law enforcement agencies seized:

  • More than 20 kilograms of cocaine,
  • Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine
  • Five ounces of heroin
  • Six firearms (one listed as stolen)
  • More than $100,000 U.S. Currency
  • A 2009 Toyota Venza

On March 14, Southern Pines police said officers arrested 41-year-old Robert Marvin McRae. 

McRae was charged with 29 felonies:

  • Five counts possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine
  • Five counts of sale of cocaine
  • Five counts of deliver cocaine
  • Five counts felony possession of cocaine
  • Four counts possession with intent to sell/deliver a controlled substance within 1000’ of a school 
  • Four counts possession with intent to sell/deliver a controlled substance within 1000’ of a park
  • Assault with a deadly weapon causing serious physical injury

McRae appeared before a Moore County magistrate and received an $8.15 million bond.

He is scheduled to appear in court March 20. 


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