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Lincoln still seeks 9 suspects in drug roundup

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says it is still seeking nine of the 60 suspects facing arrest in the “Play 60” drug roundup that law enforcement agencies launched last week.

Authorities said Thursday they have served warrants on 48 suspects wanted on a variety of drug-related charges. Those include one juvenile and three people who were arrested outside Lincoln County.

No indictments were returned against three other individuals singled out by law enforcement agencies.

Those still being sought are identified as:

– Terasa Leann Hendricks, Lincolnton

– Wesley Miles Hollar, Asheville

– Caleb Matthew Link, Denver

– David Jerry Link, Denver

– Rojano Bryan Melendez, Belmont

– Brett Chandler Reed, Taylorsville

– Joseph David Roller, Denver

– Theresa Ann Vanzile, Liucolnton

– Joshua Javarest Eugene Wilkins, Lincolnton

The sheriff’s office also identified the nine most recent suspects arrested in the roundup:

– Jordan Stuart Branch, 22, Dallas; possession with intent to manufacture controlled substance; sell and deliver controlled substance; released on $20,000 bond.

– Larry Jermaine Gibbs, 30, Lincolnton; possession of controlled substance with intent to manufacture; sell or deliver controlled substance; jailed under $40,000 bond.

– Crystal Jones Hubbard, 34, Newton; possession with intent to manufacture controlled substance; sell and deliver controlled substance; released on $30,000 bond.

– Christopher Joseph Kapusta, 22, Lincolnton; possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver controlled substance; sell or deliver controlled substance; jailed under $40,000 bond.

– Alex Forest Moore, 55, Lincolnton; possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver controlled substance; sell and deliver controlled substance; released on $15,000 bond.

– Bryant Gachet Moses, 35, Newton; tafficking cocaine; possession with intent to sell and deliver controlled substance; jailed under $200,000 bond.

– Evan Manley Owenby, 34, Denver; possession of controlled substance; possession with intent to manufacture controlled substance; released on $15,000 bond.

– Ziralyn Maurice Phelps, 23, Lincolnton; possession with intent to manufacture controlled substance; jailed under $25,000 bond.

– Samantha Anne Shaul, 20, Gastonia; possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver controlled substance; sell or deliver controlled substance; jailed under $25,000 bond.

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