Raleigh men arrested on cocaine charges

FROM STAFF REPORTSMarch 9, 2012 

— An undercover officer arrested two Raleigh men Thursday who are being accused of trying to sell two kilograms of cocaine to the officer.

Authorities charged Clifton James Ferrell, 21, and Michael David Spina, 32, with conspiracy to traffick cocaine. According to both arrest warrants, the men attempted to sell the cocaine to an investigator from the Wake County Sheriff's Department.

The men did not possess the cocaine they were trying to sell, and were not charged with possession, according to Phyllis Stephens, spokeswoman for the Wake County Sheriff's Office. The value of the amount they were conspiring to sell totals about $200,000, she said.

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service