Wake deputies charge man sold drugs four times to undercover officer

From staff reportsMay 13, 2013 

Carl Edward Powell


— RALEIGH Wake County sheriff's deputies have charged a 51-year-old man with selling marijuana and cocaine to an undercover officer four times, the last being Saturday, when he was arrested at an Ileagnes Road apartment.

Arrest warrants filed by deputies say Carl Edward Powell, for whom officials have no permanent address, sold drugs on Nov. 11, Feb. 2, April 10 and on Saturday.

Deputies arrested Powell about 8:30 p.m. at the Dover Apartments, according to an arrest report.

Powell was scheduled for a court appearance Monday and was being held in lieu of $156,000 bail.

Altogether, deputies charged Powell with four counts of marijuana possession with intent to sell it, two counts of cocaine possession with intent to sell it, four accounts of selling marijuana, four counts of delivering marijuana, one count each of selling cocaine and delivering it and a misdemeanor marijuana possession count.

All the other charges are felonies.

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