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Federal and local authorities arrest two people in Winston-Salem on drug offenses

Federal and local authorities arrest two people in Winston-Salem on drug offenses

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Federal and local authorities arrested two people Friday in Winston-Salem after investigators found illegal drugs valued at more than $96,000 at a home in the city’s southeastern section.

The U.S. Marshals and the Winston-Salem Police Department’s violent firearm investigations team executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 2500 block of Green Oaks Court, police said.

Investigators found 2 pounds of marijuana, 1.65 ounces of heroin, slightly more than 12 ounces of cocaine, 5.6 ounces of methamphetamine and $1,993 in cash, police said.

Those illegal drugs are valued at $96,620, police said.

Christopher Brooks Sellers, 19, of Ingleside Drive in High Point, is charged with trafficking in heroin, trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in meth and felony possession of marijuana, police said.

Investigators had an outstanding warrant that charged Sellers with possession of a firearm by a felon, police said.

Sarah Takilah Pruden, 25, of Green Oaks Drive, is charged with maintaining a dwelling to store a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Police didn’t describe the relationship between Sellers and Pruden.

Sellers and Pruden were being held Friday night in the Forsyth County Jail with Sellers’ bond set at $500,000 and Pruden’s bond set at $200,000, court records show.

Sellers and Pruden are scheduled to appear Dec. 3 in Forsyth District Court.




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