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Police raid Pine Hills Apartment, drugs, money, gun seized

Police raided a Pine Hills Apartment Wednesday where they seized drugs, money and a handgun. Authorities said there were three children in the apartment at the time.

Salisbury Police charged Deandre Damon Crawford, 21, of the 400 block of West 15th Street, with one count misdemeanor resist, delay, obstruct an officer, three counts felony possession of a firearm by a felon, felony carrying a concealed weapon, felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II (cocaine), felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule II; misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance schedule VI (marijuana), four counts possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule VI and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Crawford’s sister, Denetra Danelle Crawford, 23, of the 400 block of West 15th Street, was charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule VI, felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance II, misdemeanor maintain a dwelling place for controlled substances, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and felony sell and deliver within a 300 feet of a school property.

Officials said the apartment was being rented by Denetra Crawford.

Police also charged Christopher Wayne Jackson, 27, of the 200 block of Pickle Road, with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule II, felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule VI, two counts of misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, felony sell/deliver within 300 feet of a school property.

Members of the police special response team and narcotics unit served search warrants on the house following a month-long drug investigation using people who officials said were working with law enforcement to make drug purchases.

Police seized 104.2 grams of marijuana, 5.3 grams of crack cocaine, $184 in cash, and a handgun. Two other handguns were sold sometime during the investigation.

Police Capt. Shelia Lingle said there is a day care center located within the apartment complex.

Deandre Crawford remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond. Denetra Crawford remains in the county jail under a $7,500 secured bond and Christopher Jackson in the jail under a $15,000 secured bond.

 

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