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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Six Robeson County Men Face Narcotics Charges

WILMINGTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announces that six (6) Robeson County men were arrested today in a coordinated law enforcement operation for allegedly engaging in selling narcotics in the Robeson County area.

 

The following individuals were charged by way of Criminal Complaint:

 

  • Mitchell Locklear, 54 of Maxton, NC

  • Torrey Locklear, 37 of Maxton, NC

  • Christopher Locklear, 34 of Maxton, NC

  • Timmy Lloyd Hunt, 42 of Maxton, NC

  • Kevin Clark, 30 of Rowland, NC

  • Kevin Dwayne Revels, 35 of Maxton, NC

     

Mitchell Locklear, Christopher Locklear, and Timmy Lloyd Hunt were charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana and cocaine. Torrey Locklear and Kevin Clark were charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, cocaine, and oxycodone. Kevin Revels was charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana and cocaine and with possession of firearms by a felon.

 

In the process of serving the Criminal Complaints, sixty-eight (68) firearms were seized.

 

The case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Additional assistance was provided by the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, the North Carolina National Guard, and the United States Department of Agriculture. Assistant United States Attorney Lawrence J. Cameron is prosecuting the case for the government.

 

The charges and allegations contained in the Criminal Complaints are merely accusations. The defendants are considered innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Updated March 16, 2017