Drug bust nets three arrests

Published 4:05 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2022

From Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

On 06/16/2022, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and Detectives with Washington Police Department arrested Dezmen Albritton, 20 years of age, of 106 Pamlico Court in Aurora, Stephanie Hill, 50 years of age, of 106 Pamlico Court in Aurora and Chester Brown, 78 years of age, of 1180 Royal Highway in Aurora.
Albritton was charged with four counts of Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Fentanyl, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Gun, Trafficking more than 400 grams of Methamphetamine and Possession of Marijuana.
Hill was charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Fentanyl and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Brown was charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Fentanyl and Trafficking more than 400 grams of Methamphetamine.
Their arrest stemmed from Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and Detectives with the Washington Police Department making controlled purchases of Fentanyl from Albritton. During the controlled purchases, Investigators learned Albritton was dealing from his mother’s residence located at 106 Pamlico Court in Aurora, his father’s residence located at 809 Fleming Street in Washington and using Chester Brown’s residence located at 1180 Royal Highway in Aurora as a stash house.
On 06/16/2022 and 06/17/2022, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and Detectives with the Washington Police executed Search Warrants at 106 Pamlico Court in Aurora, 1180 Royal Highway in Aurora and 809 Fleming Street in Washington.
Investigators found approximately 3 grams of cocaine, approximately 13 grams of Fentanyl, approximately 6.5 kilograms (14 pounds) of Methamphetamine, digital scales and packaging material. The estimated street value of the found drugs is approximately $650,000.00.
Albritton was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $435,000.00 secured bond.
Brown was detained in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $250,000.00 secured.
Hill was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $50,000.00 secured bond.