ROCKINGHAM — Marijuana and meth, cocaine and pills.
Those four substances landed five adults, two teenagers and a juvenile behind bars last week, according to reports from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say James Frank Register, 38, of Cauthen Drive in Rockingham, sold them prescription pills.
He was arrested Aug. 4 and charged with selling or delivering a Schedule II controlled substance and possession with intent to sell or deliver a Schedule II controlled substance. Register was jailed under a $5,000 secured bond.
Court records show Register is currently facing six counts of breaking into a coin or currency machine and one count of aiding and abetting larceny of an employee.
The following day, deputies say two 16-year-olds and a juvenile were found with marijuana following a traffic stop in Hamlet.
Travis Lane Yow and Jeremy Bret Hayes, both of U.S. 220, were each charged with possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hayes was also charged with maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance.
Both teens were jailed under a $15,000 secured bond.
Deputies say the other youth will be charged through the juvenile court system.
Two men were arrested Aug. 6 in separate cases involving marijuana and meth.
Deputies say they bought marijuana from Arthur Lee Galloway, 53, of High Street in Hamlet
Galloway was arrested and charged with selling or delivering marijuana and possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana. He was released on a written promise to appear.
Deputies also say they found meth in the pocket of David Robert Brigman, 23 of Rohanen Avenue in Rockingham, after they stopped to talk to him outside a business on Airport Road.
He was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and jailed under a $10,000 secured bond.
Two women were arrested the next day after deputies say each was found with cocaine following a traffic stop.
Angela Marie Tilley, 31, of U.S. 1 North, Rockingham, and Angela Nicole Register-Smith, 32, of 5th Street in the Safie community east of Rockingham, were both charged with possession of cocaine and possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine. Tilley faces an additional charge of maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance.
According to N.C. Department of Public Safety records, both Brigman and Register have a criminal past.
Brigman has been convicted on charges of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, felony breaking and entering and damage to property charges.
Register’s record shows convictions of discharging a firearm into occupied property, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and multiple charges of breaking and entering and larceny.
Reach reporter William R. Toler at 910-817-2675.