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Clayton Police Crack Down on Drug Dealers

Updated March 14, 2013

5 Arrested, 5 Sought In Clayton Police Drug Roundup

Over the past few months, Clayton Police Detectives have been conducting undercover operations targeting drug dealers in the city. Five people have been arrested so far in the investigation, with five more to follow.  One of the charged is a murder suspect in the New Year’s Eve shooting at the American Legion just outside Clayton.

“We do these drug operations for the community,” said Clayton Police Captain Jon Gerrell. “We want our families and children to live in an environment where it’s healthy and wholesome, where our kids can get a good education, and where they can have a succes full life, free from the threat of interacting with drug dealers on our streets.”

The undercover drug campaign was led by Detective Drew Medlin and Detective Mark Somerville.

Arrested March 12, 2013 in this Clayton Drug Sting:

MARCELLUS CARYLE SINCLAIR, 29 years old
B/M DOB 9/22/83
661 RANCH RD, CLAYTON
4 COUNTS Possession with Intent to Sell & Deliver SCHEDULE VI narcotic
4 COUNTS SELL/DELIVER SCHEDULE VIBOND $120,000….ALREADY IN CUSTODY OF JCJ FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER at the American Legion just outside Clayton, TOTAL BOND $300,000

RONALD NMN SINCLAIR, 55 years old
B/M DOB 12/08/58
5204 US HWY 301 N,  MICRO
2 COUNTS Possession with Intent to Sell & Deliver SCHEDULE VI narcotic
2 COUNTS SELL/DELIVER SCHEDULE VI
2 COUNTS MAINTAINING A VEHICLE
BOND $70,000

MORRIS LEAVETTE STITH, 43 years old
B/M DOB 12/05/1969
967 GLEN LAUREL RD,CLAYTON
1 COUNT OF Possession with Intent to Sell & Deliver SCHEDULE II
1 COUNT TRAFFICKING OF OPIUM
BOND $75,000 


NATASHA BENET MERRITT, 36 years old
B/F DOB 08/06/1976
202 OAKDALE AVE, CLAYTON
1 COUNT OF PWISD SCHEDULE II
1 COUNT OF TRAFFICKING OPIUM
1 COUNT OF PWISD COCAINE “CRACK”
1 COUNT OF SELL/DELIVER COCAINE “CRACK”
2 COUNTS OF MAINTAINING A VEHICLE
1 COUNT OF CONSPIRE TO SELL/DELIVER COCAINE “CRACK”
BOND $160,000

JAMES NMN ROBINSON, 17 year old
B/M DOB 06/05/1995
42 SUNNYVIEW LN, CLAYTON
5 COUNTS OF Possession with Intent to Sell & Deliver SCHEDULE VI
5 COUNTS OF SELL/DELIVER SCHEDULE VI
BOND $100,000

 

Clayton Police are still looking for 5 other suspects wanted on outstanding felony drug warrants. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the 5 suspects still at large is asked to contact Clayton Police at 919-553-4611.

STILL AT LARGE: 

TERRANCE GARFIELD BADGER, 38 years old
DOB 04/12/74
527 SLATE TOP RD, CLAYTON
PWISD COCAINE, SELL/DELIVER COCAINE

DESMOND LAVAR BASS, 27 years old
DOB 03/09/86
146 UZZLE INDUSTRIAL DR, CLAYTON
PWISD SCHEDULE VI, SELL/DELIVER SCHEDULE VI

KEVIN GERRELL DAVIS, 26 years old|
DOB 03/20/87
202 OAKDALE AVE, CLAYTON
PWISD COCAINE, SELL/DELIVER COCAINE, CONSPIRE TO SELL/DELIVER COCAINE, MAINTAINING A VEHICLE

MICHAEL THOMAS SMITH, 25 year old
DOB 07/07/87
225 DOGWOOD AVE CLAYTON
PWISD SCHEDULE VI, SELL/DELIVER SCHEDULE VI

TIMOTHY LEE RICHARDWON, 42 years old
B/M
RANCH ROAD, CLAYTON
TWO COUNTS CONSPIRACY TO SELL/DELIVER HEROIN