ROCKY MOUNT, NC (WNCN) – A two-day joint operation by law enforcement in the Rocky Mount area netted 13 arrests and led to the seizure of cocaine, marijuana and firearms.
Four search warrants were executed in the Happy Hill neighborhood of Rocky Mount as part of “Operation Hammer Time.”
During the execution of those warrants, a total of seven firearms, 71.3 grams of cocaine, 2.12 pounds of marijuana and 304 rounds of ammunition were located, officials said.
Later, a fifth search warrant was executed in the southern part of Rocky Mount. Two stolen handguns, and an ounce of cocaine was seized.
A traffic stop was made in reference to this search which resulted in another handgun being seized.
“It is amazing what can be accomplished when law enforcement agencies work together,” said Special Operations Section Commander and Lt. John Feagans. “I just want to commend the officers of the RMPD and the members of the NCSO, ECSO, Wilson PD, ALE, SBI and Community Corrections for their hard work and dedication.”
On the second day “Hammer Time” resulted in the seizure