LUMBERTON — Four people are facing drug charges after complaints from neighbors led narcotics agents with the Sheriff’s Office to search a Lumberton home last week.
During the search on Friday by agents with the Special Response Team, drugs and weapons were confiscated, according to a statement from Sheriff Kenneth Sealey.
Michael Scott Freeman, 29, of 80 Parnell Road, Mark Wayne Locklear, 54, of the same address, Shorty Locklear, 35, of 1112 Oakgrove Church Road, and Shenelle Nichole Locklear, 24, of 928 Snipes Road, Red Springs, are each charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to sell or deliver, possession of marijuana with the intent to sell or deliver, maintaining a drug dwelling, conspiracy to sell or deliver cocaine, conspiracy to sell or deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
In addition, Michael Freeman, Shorty Locklear and Mark Locklear were each charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to the statement, during a search of the residence, 9 grams of marijuana, 10 grams of crack cocaine, a loaded Champion 12-gauge shotgun, a loaded Winchester .22-caliber rifle, digital scales, plastic bags and pill bottles were seized. The crack cocaine was found inside a septic tank.
The bond for Freeman, Mark Wayne Locklear and Shorty Locklear were set a $60,000 each, while bond for Shenelle Nichole Locklear was set at $50,000. The statement did not say if any of the Locklears are related.