Seven people charged in drug bust


Staff report



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Hutchins


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Martinez


Investigators wrapped up a nine-month long drug investigation last week that resulted in multiple drug charges for at least seven people. The bust netted more than 88 grams of powder cocaine, 29 grams of crack cocaine, 21 grams of marijuana, 32 dosages of prescription medication, $4,424.50 drug proceeds and one vehicle. Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office along with the Yadkinville Police Department, Jonesville Police Department, Triad ABC, and NC State Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation.

Seven individuals were arrested for a total of 103 charges. More arrests and additional charges are imminent according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office. The following people were arrested:

• Mauricio Leal “Maui” Martinez, 42, of Yadkinville, was charged with four counts of trafficking cocaine, seven counts of sell and deliver cocaine, seven counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver cocaine, nine counts of felony maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of controlled substances and two counts of felony conspiracy for the sale of controlled substances. He is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $1,500,000 secure bond.

• Gary Lee “Juice” Harding Jr., 30, of Yadkinville, was charged with four counts of sell and deliver crack cocaine, five counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Xanax, sell and deliver Xanax, two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana, sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of controlled substances, three counts of felony conspiracy for the sale of controlled substances and three counts of misdemeanor child abuse. He is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $125,000 secure bond.

• Chyvonne Lachalle Hooper (Harding), 30, of Yadkinville, was charged with three counts of sell and deliver crack cocaine, four counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver crack cocaine, four counts of felony conspiracy for the sale of controlled substances, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of controlled substances and three counts of misdemeanor child abuse. Hooper (Harding) is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $75,000 secure bond.

• James Brandon Thompson, 41, of Yadkinville, was charged with three counts of sell and deliver crack cocaine, four counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana, four counts of maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of controlled substances. Thompson is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $75,000 secure bond.

• Aaron Louis Simpson, 58, of Jonesville, was charged with six counts of sell and deliver crack cocaine, six counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver crack cocaine and two counts of maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of controlled substances. Simpson is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $35,000 secure bond.

• Ashley Nicole Hutchins, 23, of Yadkinville, was charged with two counts of sell and deliver Opana, two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver Opana, two counts of maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of controlled substances and two counts of felony conspiracy for the sale of controlled substances. Hutchins is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $25,000 secure bond.

• Dustin Lee Caudle, 26, of Hamptonville, was charged with sell and deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver crack cocaine and felony conspiracy for the sale of controlled substances. Caudle has been released on a $7,500 secure bond.

All of the defendants charged have a court date of Aug. 26 in Yadkin County District Court.

Simpson
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Hutchins
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Hooper
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Caudle
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Harding
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Thompson
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Martinez
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