ELIZABETH CITY, NC -- Elizabeth City Police hit the streets at 8:30 a.m. Friday to find and arrest nearly two dozen people wanted on drug charges.
It's Phase II of Operation Double Down, a five-month undercover operation in areas that typically receive the highest volume of drug complaints, said police spokesman Captain John D. Young.
An undercover officer bought crack cocaine, powder cocaine and marijuana, he said.
By 3 p.m., 18 of 23 suspects had been arrested, Young said.
The roundup involves officers from the Elizabeth City Police Department, Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office, NC Alcohol Law Enforcement, NC Department of Community Corrections, NC State Bureau of Investigations, Edenton Police Department, Hertford Police Department, Camden County Sheriff's Office and Gates County Sheriff's Office.
Phase I of the operation ended on March 6 with the arrests of 21 people, Young noted.
Linwood Dewayne Gallop 813 Shannon St. Elizabeth City
Quayshon Anthony Whitehurst 706 Adams St. Elizabeth City
Isaac Stanley White Jr. 1125 Don Juan Rd. Hertford
Tekaldra Cabina Wood 239 Hurdle Town Rd. Hertford
Keith Waverly Harrell 527 Shepard St. Elizabeth City
Quavonte Chaequan Johnson 307 Paxton St. Elizabeth City
Sean Anthony Trafton 374 Ivy Neck Rd. Camden
John Quincy Mullen 1442 Northside Road, Elizabeth City
Chavious Pheneis Moore Lot 13 Winslows Trl Pk, Elizabeth City
Jeffrey Davis 981 Simpson Ditch Rd, Elizabeth City
Rashawn Darrell Brown 707 Dawson St. Elizabeth City
John Godman Barclift Jr. 654 Egan Ln. Elizabeth City
Damian Maxwell Wilson 98 Carters Rd. Gates County
Tacorius Anduwann Sutton 329 Paxton St. Elizabeth City
Tyrese Stokley 407 E. Burgess St. Elizabeth City
Antoine Stokley 407 E. Burgess St. Elizabeth City
Rodney James Tyrell Brooks 905 Cedar Point Circle Elizabeth City
Thomas Earl Reid 800 South Moravian St. Wilkesboro
Darris LaFonda Gibbs 203 Roanoke Ave. Elizabeth City
Antonio Detron Daniels 1403 River Road Lot 157, Elizabeth City
Carlton Jamon Parker 170 Second Ave. Hertford
Donavon Letrell Hall 504 Roanoke Ave. Elizabeth City
Jamal Jacob McClease 405 Bell St. Elizabeth City