State officials claim Raleigh bar used for marijuana sales

Dewane Cornelius Lyon
Dewane Cornelius Lyon

State agents Sunday night charged a Franklin County resident with marijuana possession and with using Raleigh Sports Bar on Garner Road to keep and sell drugs.

Dewane Cornelius Lyon, 36, was arrested at the bar at 1825 Garner Road about 10:15 p.m., records showed.

State Alcohol Law Enforcement agents charged Lyon, who lives at 1534 Clydesdale Court in Franklinton, with possession with intent to sell of about 80 grams (about 2.8 ounces) of marijuana and with maintaining the bar for drug sales.

Lyon was freed after posting $15,000 bail.