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Crime Stoppers tips, citizen complaints net 18 drug arrests in two months

Within the past two months, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit have arrested 18 people involved in the use and distribution of controlled substances. Their arrests stem from investigators receiving complaints from Beaufort County Crime Stoppers and concerned citizens. Investigators conducted surveillance, traffic stops and made undercover purchases of controlled substances that led to the arrests.

Ricardo Jay Hopkins, 40, of 236 Magnolia School Road, was charged with two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine.

Brandon Woolard, 36, of 3640 Terrapin Track Road in Washington, was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Joe Curtis Myers, 55, of 1874 Old Blounts Creek Road in Chocowinity, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sale of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Vivian Myers, 54, of 1256 Nevil Creek Road in Blounts Creek, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sale of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Andrea Lopez, 25, of 1762 Kirshaw Road in Arapahoe, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Cheyenne Whitley, 23, 2567 Windmill Road in Chocowinity, was charged with two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and sale of cocaine.

Frankie Moore, 41, of 553 Weston Road in Grimesland, was charged with 5 counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, resisting a public officer and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Leander Bonner, 56, of 1470 Swamp Road in Pantego, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Jackie Tripp, 55, of 145 Chip Road in Vanceboro, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a concealed weapon.

Jason Foster, 39, of 2023 Old Bath Highway in Washington, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tyler Douglas Woolard, 27, of 3723 Harvey Road in Washington, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle for the purpose of storing and selling methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Steven Blake Phillips, 38, of 886 Jackson Town Road in Grifton, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Pamela Hurst, 39, of 110 Beverly Road in La Grange, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Shon Washington, 46, of 1768 Clay Bottom School Road in Chocowinity, was charged with two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deandre Hill, 41, of 138 Middle Road in Aurora, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin.

Arthur Moore, 68, of 712 James Drive in Washington. Moore was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Olivia Frazier, 29, of 228 Clayton Street in Washington. Frazier was charged with four counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine.

Phillippi Gorham, 42, of 228 Clayton Street in Washington. Gorham was charged with two counts possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a dwelling to store and sell a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tips can be reported anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 252-974-6400. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.