Drug Arrests Announced

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit recently made several arrests.


Rodrick Recirda Bryant, age 31 of Clay Branch Rd, Supply was arrested on 02/28/13 for one count possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance (approximately 0.9 grams of cocaine – included in Schedule II of the NC Controlled Substance act). Additionally, he was charged with one count of possession of drug paraphernalia including digital scales, and 98 plastic baggies. In addition to the vehicle a search was also conducted at his residence. $308 was seized at the time of the arrest. Officers were conducting a vehicle stop, which lead to the arrest.


On 03/04/2013, Thomas Vincent Merrick, III, age 22 of Park Ave in Leland was arrested for one count Felony Possession of Cocaine, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of possession of a stolen firearm and one count of resisting a public officer. 6.2 grams of crack cocaine was seized as well as the vehicle that Merrick was operating.


Marcus Scarborough Spencer, age 42 of NC Hwy 55 in Durham was arrested on 03/01/13 for one count Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell and Deliver a controlled substance, namely 87 grams of Marijuana (Schedule VI of the NC Controlled Substance Act), one count Felony Possession of marijuana (more than one and one half ounces) and one count maintaining a vehicle used for keeping and selling a controlled substance (marijuana). Mr. Spencer was initially pulled over during a vehicle stop for inspection violation.