Yet more drug charges have been leveled this week, one a product of Operation Double Tap, the second the serving of warrants issued in Granville County.
According to reports released by Sampson County Sheriff’s officials Thursday, Geneva Renee Bishop, 47, of 6505 Five Bridge Road, Clinton, has become the latest person taken into custody as part of the undercover drug campaign ongoing now for three weeks.
Bishop was arrested around 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Sampson Detention Center. She is charged with 1 count possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, sell a Schedule II controlled substance, deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, 1 count possession with intent to sell and deliver a Schedule IV controlled substance, 1 count deliver a Schedule IV controlled substance and 1 count maintaining a dwelling for delivery of a controlled substance, all felonies.
Four dosage units of Oxycodone and 5 dosage units of Xanax was included on reports as having been part of the drug warrants.
Bishop was placed under a $5,000 secured bond. She remained in jail Thursday afternoon. Her first appearance in Sampson District Court has been set for Sept. 29.
In an unrelated arrest, officers served warrants on Tony Antwan White, 26, of 4162 JJ Hwy. 15 South, Oxford, around 3:15 Wednesday afternoon on I-40 at mile marker 355 near Faison. The warrants were from Vance and Granville counties.
White was charged with selling heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin, maintaining a swelling/vehicle for the sale of a controlled substance, sell marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, conspiracy to sell heroin, all felonies. In addition, he was charged with misdemeanor counts of assault on a female, injury to personal property and a show cause order.
He was placed under a $75,000 bond and will be returned to Granville County to answer to the charges. His court date has been set for Sept. 5 in Oxford.