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Whiteville man arrested after selling drugs multiple times to an informant in 2020

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A Whiteville man faces charges for alleged sales of cocaine, pills and marijuana  going back to June 2020.

According to warrants and Columbus County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports, incidents mainly took place last summer.

Incidents involved Jeffery Tyler Crawford selling 0.2 grams of cocaine on June 23, 2020; an unidentified amount of cocaine, a Suboxone strip and Subutex pill on July 27; cocaine and two Subutex pills between June 16 and July 27; and cocaine, a Suboxone strip and a Subutex pill on July 16, according to warrants taken out by the CCSO in October 2020.

In one incident this year on March 14, Crawford is alleged by Whiteville Police to have had 6.7 grams of marijuana, 10 dosage units of buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone), cocaine and seven dosage units of benzodiazepine. Crawford is also alleged to have used a gold 2004 Acura RSX to store storage baggies and scales containing cocaine residue.

Crawford, 28, of 93 Valley Acres Dr., was arrested and charged March 29 on the following felonies: four counts of selling/delivering a schedule II controlled substance, six counts of selling/delivering a schedule III controlled substance, possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell/deliver a schedule III controlled substance, felony possession of cocaine and possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver a schedule IV controlled substance; as well as misdemeanor counts of maintaining a place/dwelling with a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

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Crawford was released on a combined $31,500 secured bond.

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