Wanted: Four involved in federal, state investigations

Published 1:56 pm Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in apprehending four people connected to federal and state investigations in Rowan County. 

Quamesha Djonte Sifford: On July 31, 2015, Quamesha Djonte Sifford, age 23, a resident of 1221 N. Long St., East Spencer, was arrested on charges of possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine. This charge was the result of a traffic stop in Salisbury by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Subsequently, Sifford was indicted by a federal grand jury in the Middle District of North Carolina, and charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base. A warrant for her arrest was issued on Aug. 30, 2016. Authorities do not know Sifford’s present location and are seeking assistance in finding her. 

Sifford only has a previous conviction for disorderly conduct. 

Jonathan Dwayne Sellers and Brandy Michelle Flowers: On Dec. 1, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 380 Alan Circle, Salisbury, and located evidence of methamphetamine manufacturing. Based on evidence uncovered during the search, arrest warrants were issued for Jonathan Dwayne Sellers, age 32, a known Blood Nation gang member, and Brandy Michelle Flowers, age 34, both residents of the home. 

Sellers and Flowers were each charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for keeping and selling methamphetamine, possession of precursor materials, and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.  Seller and Flowers are likely traveling together and their present location is unknown.   

Flowers has previous convictions for possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer, misdemeanor larceny and attempted trafficking of opium/heroin. 

Sellers has previous convictions for possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor larceny and attempted trafficking of opium/heroin. Additionally, Sellers has a pending possession of precursor material charge from an incident in China Grove on May 28.   

Dwayne Jaquan Means Jr., aka “Rude Boy”: On Dec. 5, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, Salisbury Police Department, United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) executed a search warrant at 255 Long Bow Road, Salisbury. 

Investigators located a stolen firearm and three grams of heroin. Dwayne Jaquan Means Jr., aka “Rude Boy,” age 24, a known Blood Nation gang member, was identified as a suspect in the investigation and warrants were issued for his arrest charging him with possession of a stolen firearm and possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver heroin.  

Authorities are looking for Means.   

Means has previous convictions for injury to property, second-degree trespassing, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor assault on a female, and resisting a public officer. Additionally, Means has pending charges for larceny of a motor vehicle, robbery with a dangerous weapon and first-degree burglary.  

A reward is offered for information leading to the capture of these four individuals. Please contact Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Kevin Black at 704-216-8693 with any information. 

If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous, and possibly collect an award of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web http://tips.salisburyrowancrimestoppers.org/ or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245. 

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