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CALL TO TIPLINE RESULTS IN DRUG AND PROSTITUTION BUST

Post Date:10/18/2018
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NEWS RELEASE
Contact: AnnMarie Breen
Senior Public Information Officer 
Desk: (919) 560-0826
Mobile: (919) 748-1475

pio@durhamsheriff.org

CALL TO TIPLINE RESULTS IN DRUG AND PROSTITUTION BUST

Durham, N.C. –  Thanks to the help of the citizens of Durham County, detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division have arrested a man involved in a drug trafficking and prostitution enterprise.  After receiving a complaint about prostitution at the Extended Stay Hotel on NC Hwy 55 near I-40 detectives began a lengthy surveillance operation at that location. As a result, they were able to identify subjects involved in prostitution including the person in charge of the operation.  He is identified as 29-year-old Marcel Antonio Williams of Durham. Today at approx 3:00 p.m. a traffic stop was conducted on Williams. During a search of his vehicle the following was recovered. 
 
53 Adderall tablets
10 Oxycodone tablets
14 Xanax tablets
11.9 grams of heroin
12 bindles of heroin
10 grams of powder cocaine
7 grams of crack cocaine
85 dosage units of crack cocaine
25 grams of marijuana
5.3 grams of “Molly”
1 gram of Crystal Methamphetamine
2 dosage units of Suboxone
Glock 19 9mm handgun with a laser attachment
And a large amount of US Currency

 
Williams was charged with the following:
 Trafficking by Possession Heroin
Trafficking by Transport Heroin
PWISD Heroin
Trafficking by Possession Cocaine
Trafficking by Transport Cocaine
PWISD Cocaine
PWISD Adderall
PWISD Oxycodone
PWISD Xanax
PWISD Molly
PWISD Methamphetamine
PWISD Suboxone
PWISD Marijuana
Maintaining a Vehicle for the Sale/Storage of Controlled Substances
Possess Firearm by Convicted Felon
Carrying a Concealed Gun
Possess Drug Paraphernalia
 
Williams is currently in the Durham Couty Detention Center under a $750,000 bond.   

If you have information on a crime contact us on the tip line at 919-560-7151 or via email at crimetip@durhamsheriff.org.  

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