DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Two people are facing drug charges after the Durham County Sheriff’s Office received tips from the community about each case, deputies said Friday.
Deputies said the first of the two arrests took place Wednesday night in the area of Main Street and Elm Street.
After receiving multiple complaints about drug activity in the area, DCSO’s Anti-Crime/Narcotics Unit and Strike Team members said they arrested Brian Terrell Holder.
He was found with crack cocaine at the scene and was carrying a concealed gun, according to the sheriff’s office.
Holder is charged with:
- Manufacture/Sell/Deliver/Possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park
- Carrying a concealed gun
Deputies said he also had two counts of failure to appear in a previous drug case.
Holder received a $3,500 bond, which he posted and was released.
The next arrest came Thursday night, according to the Durham County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies said they served a search warrant at a home on the 1700 block of Fletcher’s Chapel Road, where they arrested Leigh Ann Poole.
Poole is charged with:
- Trafficking in methamphetamine
- Possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver Schedule II controlled substance
- Maintain a vehicle or place for a controlled substance
- Possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver Schedule IV controlled substance
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Misdemeanor child abuse
She is currently in the Durham County Detention Center under a $150,000 bond.
“We appreciate it when residents of Durham County let us know about their concerns regarding illegal activity,” the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.
Anyone who has tips or information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office by calling 919-560-0900.