ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff’s deputies charged two people on Wednesday with selling prescription painkillers to buyers working with drug investigators.
Carrie Thomas Holder, 34, of 155 E. Eason Drive, Rockingham, is accused of selling eight oxycodone pills to an informant between Nov. 1, 2013, and Wednesday, according to an arrest warrant.
Kaslo Deon McKinnon, 31, of 704 Armstead St., Rockingham, allegedly sold 10 hydrocodone pills to another informant, deputies said in court documents.
Oxycodone and hydrocodone are opioid painkillers prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain and are among the most-abused prescription medications, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Holder is charged with selling or delivering a Schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule II controlled substance and maintaining a vehicle for storage of a controlled substance.
McKinnon faces charges of trafficking opium or heroin, selling or delivering a Schedule III controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule III controlled substance.
— Corey Friedman