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Bryan Lee Oxendine
Bryan Lee Oxendine
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MAXTON — Robeson County narcotics agents recently arrested four people in two unrelated drug busts.


The arrests netted more than 100 grams of cocaine as well as marijuana and prescription pills, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


Prompted by complaints in the community, agents with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office searched a home on Dakota Road in Maxton on Thursday afternoon. Inside, they found 47 grams of cocaine, 11 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.


The home’s occupants, 20-year-old David Malcolm Jones III and 44-year-old Gary Wayne Locklear, were each charged with trafficking cocaine, conspiracy to traffic cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, maintaining a drug dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia. Locklear was also served with two outstanding warrants for misdemeanor larceny and fishing without a license.


Jones was jailed under a $40,000 bond and Locklear under a $40,600 bond.


About 24 hours later, narcotics agents searched a home on McGirt Gin Road in Maxton near McGirt Road. There, 66 grams of cocaine, 120 illegal prescription pills and 7 grams of marijuana were seized, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


Bryan Lee Oxendine, 29, and his girlfriend, 19-year-old Whitney Jacobs, were each charged with trafficking cocaine, trafficking in opium or heroin, conspiracy to traffic in opium or heroin, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule 2 substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule 3 substance, maintaining a drug dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia. Oxendine was also charged with possession of a schedule 6 substance and served with two outstanding warrants for driving with his license revoked and one for operating a vehicle with no insurance.


Oxendine was jailed under a $201,000 secured bond and Jacobs, who is pregnant, under a $15,000 unsecured bond. The agent said the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office has searched the home before.


Photographs of Jacobs and Jones were not available from the Robeson County Detention Center.

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