The sheriff’s office has taken nine local men into custody, most on drug charges, after undercover drug buys in May, according to BCSO.
Those in custody and facing non-drug related counts are Robert Stephen Porterfield Jr., James Allen Rhoden and Thomas Marvin Suggs Jr. They were arrested on property or weapons offenses and had outstanding warrants.
Those suspected of drug related charges are Kenneth Michael Gainey, Gordon Stewart Taylor, Chester Ray Hadley, Bobbie Ozell Blue, Raymond Lee Lester James and Maxie Lee Wilcox.
Still being sought in what BCSO called “Operation Clean Sweep” are: