DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Two Durham residents have been charged following a drug investigation at an apartment complex near downtown.
After receiving several complaints about drug sales in the area of the Durham Hosiery Mill Apartments, investigators from the Anti-Crime and Narcotics Unit of the Durham Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation.
As a result, on Wednesday evening, investigators served a search warrant at an apartment in the 800 block of Angier Avenue. Inside they found narcotics including fentanyl, crack cocaine, mushrooms, and a large sum of cash, the sheriff’s office said.
LaMar Harris, 26, of the residence, was charged with the following:
- manufacturing/selling/distributing controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park;
- two counts of possession with intent to sell/manufacture/distribute Schedule II controlled substance;
- possession with intent to sell/manufacture/distribute Schedule I controlled substance;
- possession with intent to sell/manufacture/distribute Schedule VI controlled substance;
- maintain a vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance;
- two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia; and
- misdemeanor child abuse.
Harris was given a $30,000 secured bond. He later bonded out.
Jamaica Lavette Jones, 52, was charged with possession of Scheduled II controlled substance. She posted a $1,500 secured bond and was released.
Anyone with information about a crime may contact the sheriff’s office at 919-506-0900.