Teen accused of tossing drugs over jail wall

Staff Report

LUMBERTON — A teenager is facing multiple charges after he tried to toss a package over the wall at the Robeson County Detention Center in an apparent failed drug delivery, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office.

Instead, Raqueis McKoy 18, of Rice Road, joined the inmates at the jail and is under a $100,000 bond.

According to the statement, sheriff’s Sgt. Alex Monroe, a detective, saw McKoy toss an object over the wall at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday. Monroe was able to make the arrest, and McKoy is charged with the following crimes: possession with intent to sell and distribute marijuana; providing drugs to an inmate; provide a phone and electronics to an inmate; and providing tobacco, vapor product to an inmate.

Sheriff Kenneth Sealey said in the statement “that this type of conduct will not be tolerated and individuals will be prosecuted.”

Staff Report

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