LAURINBURG — Scotland County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of seven people arrested during Operation Heatwave last week.
The two-day exercise took place on Wednesday and Thursday and resulted in 20 arrests countywide. The focus of the exercise was rounding up probation and parole violators, fugitives and gun and drug offenders, officials said.
The names of those arrested are:
— Jason Winston Locklear, 22, of Old Johns Road in Laurinburg was arrested for misdemeanor simple possession of marijuana, maintaining a dwelling to distribute a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Locklear did not receive bond due to being on probation.
— Danny Ray Cooper, 34, of Lee’s Mill Road in Laurinburg was arrested for felony larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny and given a $20,000 bond.
— Allen Brian Chavis, 35, of North Gill Street was arrested for felony larceny and obtaining property by false pretense and given a $15,000 secured bond.
— Sheldon Terrell McNeil, 20, of Raleigh Street in Laurinburg was arrested for failure to appear for assault on a female and probation