Franklin home raided for drugs

Published 12:54 pm Friday, May 25, 2012

FRANKLIN—Police at 7:45 a.m. Friday raided a home at 216 Woodland Drive, where resident Raymond “Swindell” Dickerson, 26, was arrested for allegedly selling drugs, Franklin police said.

The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office was involved in the raid, which netted a small amount of suspected cocaine, paraphernalia associated with the distribution of cocaine, a military-style ballistic vest, a 45-caliber Glock pistol and a 20-gauge shotgun, said Franklin Police Lt. Tim Whitt.

Officials obtained a search warrant after Dickerson was indicted on three counts of distributing drugs.