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Eight charged with selling prescription pills to undercover officers, warrants sought on ninth

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged a group of people with selling prescription pills to undercover officers between December and March. It is the second set of charges for a Kannapolis pair who were charged last week with drug trafficking.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, assisted by the Patrol Division, made the following arrests:
• Bobby Edward Gouldman, 55, of the 100 block of White Avenue, Kannapolis, was arrested May 27 and charged with two counts of sell or deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance and two counts of maintaining a dwelling/vehicle. Officials said during the sting operation Gouldman sold 80 diazepam tablets to undercover officers. He was issued a $10,000 secured bond. Gouldman was charged a week ago with selling diazepam to undercover officers in February and March. He has since been released from the Rowan County Detention Center.
• Glenda Gail Deese, 53, of the 100 block of Arlene Avenue, Kannapolis, was arrested May 27 and charged with 10 counts of trafficking opium/heroin. Officials said Deese sold undercover officers 15 oxycodone tablets and 38 hydrocodone tablets. She was issued a $250,000 secured bond and remains in the Rowan County Detention Center. Deese was charged a week ago with selling oxycodone and hydrocodone pills to undercover officers in December and January.
• Terrie Irene Vorrosso, 45, of the 400 block of Union Heights Boulevard, Salisbury, was arrested May 30 and charged with one count of trafficking opium/heroin, one count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance and one count of maintaining a dwelling/vehicle. According to reports, Vorrosso sold 52 hydrocodone pills to an undercover officer. She was issued a $15,000 secured bond and has since been released from the county jail.
• Sandra Nicole Ellis, 27, of the 900 block of Iredell Avenue, Spencer, was arrested May 30 and charged with three counts of trafficking opium/heroin, three counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance and three counts of maintaining a dwelling/vehicle.
During the investigation, Ellis sold 127 hydrocodone pills to an undercover officer, according to the report. She remains in the Rowan County jail under a $250,000 secured bond.
• Cindy Michelle Self, 40, of the 1200 block of Edgefield Drive, Salisbury, was arrested May 30 and charged with one count of trafficking opium/heroin and one count of possess with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance. Officials said Self sold 35 oxycodone tablets to an officer. She was given a $50,000 secured bond and remains in the county jail.
Undercover officers with the sheriff’s office and the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office were able to make purchases of drugs from the following people at various locations in Rowan County between June 2013 and February 2014.
• Tammy Klock Stanley, 45, of the 400 Lake Drive, Granite Quarry, was arrested May 30 and charged with two counts of sale or deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession with intent to sell, deliver or manufacture a controlled substance and two counts of maintaining a dwelling or vehicle. During the investigation Stanley sold 70 dosage units of alprazolam (Xanax). Stanley’s bond was set at $15,000 and she remains in the county jail.
• Jammie Lynn Brown, 22, of the 500 block of Hickory Street, Granite Quarry, was arrested May 30 and charged with one count of sale or deliver a controlled substance and two counts of possession with intent to sell, deliver or manufacture a controlled substance. Officials said during the investigation, Brown sold 23 units of alprazolam (Xanax) to an undercover officer. She was issued a $10,000 secured bond and has since been released from the Rowan County Detention Center.
• Michael Wayne Brooker, 26, of the 200 block of Cedar Drive, Apartment B, Salisbury, was arrested May 31 and charged with two counts of sale or deliver a controlled substance and two counts of possession with intent to sell, deliver or manufacture a controlled substance. Brooker sold three grams of crack cocaine to an undercover officer. He has since been released under a $10,000 secured bond. Brooker has an extensive criminal record, including two counts of sale or deliver cocaine in 2010 and one count of possession with intent to sell, deliver or manufacture cocaine in 2011.
The sheriff’s office has also issued warrants for the arrest of Michael Shunta Bost, 33, of the 400 block of West Franklin Street, Salisbury. Bost is currently in the North Carolina Department of Corrections on unrelated charges. He will be charged with four sales of crack cocaine during July and August.
Officials said they continue looking for other suspects who sold drugs to undercover narcotics officers.
Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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