'Operation Trick or Treat' drug roundup nets 22 arrests

'Operation Trick or Treat' drug roundup nets 22 arrests

Sara Lineberger (L) & Rico Barber

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by RYAN WIXTED / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 16 at 10:33 AM

CHESTER, S.C. -- The Chester County Sheriff's Office arrested 22 people during a drug operation roundup on Tuesday.

Authorities made the arrests during the 'Operation Trick or Treat' on drug charges ranging from selling to possession with intent to manufacture narcotics.

The operation consisted of undercover video buys from suspects who were identified as selling drugs.

The operation primarily focused on the Great Falls area of Chester County due to the number of complaints from citizens in that community.

The investigation also hopes to produce information that would lead to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the murder of Alfreda Wertz Hinson, according to deputies.

Corvis Gill, Rico Barber, Jerry Fowler, Dondeago Hayden, Dmario Simpson, Roosevelt Hill,  Vaugh Lockette, Darylricco Simpson, Blake Horton,  William C. Mathis, Rodney Hill, Devon Jones, Lamar Dante Sanders, Sara A. Lineberger, Robbie A. Rose, Robert Mckenzie, Eugene Obrian Simpson, Misty N. Brooks, Calvin J. Suber, Quintez Kiandre Howze, Kentoeya Carr, Laforest Cherry all face multiple drug charges.

(Click here to see the mugshots of those arrested)

Authorities told NBC Charlotte the investigation is still ongoing and more arrests are expected.

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