LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – A Pembroke man is in custody after getting caught selling drugs at the Robeson County Fair.
Authorities apprehended Anthony Hawkins, 31, of Pembroke Thursday after getting a tip he was selling drugs in the parking lot of the fair.
While talking to Hawkins, investigators with the Drug Enforcement Division noticed a bag of oxycodone pills on the center console of his car, according to a press release.
After searching the vehicle, investigators also found cocaine, marijuana, alprazolam pills and drug paraphernalia.
Hawkins now faces a plethora of drug charges, including trafficking opium or heroin, possession with to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule IV controlled substance, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, maintaining a drug vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center under a 150,000 secured bond.
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