13 arrested in drug busts in Yadkin County, surrounding counties

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — Police concluded a 12-month investigation on Thursday with the arrests of 13 people in Yadkin County and other surrounding counties.

Undercover officers with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office said numerous purchases were made from the individuals arrested today over the past year. The purchases included marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine and various types of opiate prescription pain medications.

Dalemar Lee Rose, 60, of Ronda, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of maintaining a drug vehicle and one count of Conspiracy with Larry Williams. Rose’s bond was set at $15,000 secure.

Larry Marvin Williams, 53, of Roaring River, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and one count of conspiracy with Dalemar Rose. Williams’ bond was set at $10,000 secure.

Billy Ray Walker, 55, of Ronda, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of maintaining a drug vehicle and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Walker also had pending charges in Wilkes County and his bond was set at $15,000 secure in each county.

Joseph Alvin Ray, 66, of Hamptonville, was charged with three counts of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, three counts of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, two counts of maintaining a drug vehicle and dwelling and three counts of trafficking in opiates by sell, possession and Delivery. Each trafficking was for more than four grams but less than 14 grams of opiates. Ray’s bond was set at $500,000 secure.

William Charles Collins, 51, of Wilkesboro, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule VI controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule VI controlled substances, one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule III controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule III controlled substances, one count of maintaining a drug vehicle and four counts of trafficking in opiates by sell, possession, transport and delivery. Each trafficking was for more than four grams but less than 14 grams of opiates. Collins’ bond was set at $250,000 secure.

Amanda Lynn Steelman, 23, of Yadkinville was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances. Also Yadkinville Police Department charged Steelman with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and one count of maintaining a drug vehicle. Steelman’s bond was set at $10,000 secure.

Jeremy Taylor Norman, 37, of Hamptonville, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and one count of maintaining a drug vehicle. Norman’s bond was set at $10,000 secure.

Trista Michelle Whitaker, 29, of Boonville, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and one count of conspiracy with Luther Blevins, Jr. Whitaker’s bond was set at $25,000 secure.

Noah Junior Toler, Jr., 35, of Hamptonville, was charged with three counts of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule III controlled substances, three counts of sell/deliver schedule III controlled substances, one count of Conspiracy and two counts of trafficking in opiates by possession and delivery. Each trafficking was for more than four grams but less than 14 grams of opiates. Toler’s bond was set at $250,000 secure.

Matthew Thomas Macy, 23, of East Bend, was charged with two counts of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule VI controlled substances, two counts of sell/deliver schedule VI controlled substances, three counts of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and three counts of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances. Macy’s bond was set at $50,000 secure.

Austen Trey Spillman, 23, of Yadkinville, was charged with one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of possession with intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule VI controlled substances, one count of possession with intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule VI controlled substances and one count of  maintaining a drug vehicle. Spillman’s bond information was not provided.

Two other individuals are currently being held in the N.C. Department of Corrections and will be served with their warrants when they are brought from the NCDOC for a first appearance.

David Ray Morgan, 42, of Mooresville, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances.

Luther Jefferson Blevins, Jr., 25, of Yadkinville, was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances, one count of sell/deliver schedule II controlled substances and one count of conspiracy with Trista Whitaker.

“We will continue to focus on the priorities of property and drug crimes. If you are stealing or dealing, you are not welcome in Yadkin County,” said Sheriff William R. Oliver.

These arrests concluded the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office 2013 “Operation Community Impact” campaign.

Through this year the sheriff’s office netted 66 suspects that were charged with various drug offenses. Those offenses totaled 322 felonious drug charges for the year.