Detectives recover over $190K worth of drugs during investigation in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. - After an eight-month long investigation, 19 people were arrested in a large drug bust, according to Norfolk Police.

During the investigation, a total of 44 people were charged, with 39 facing state charges and 5 facing federal charges.

Twelve of the suspects charged were involved in gang activity, a major focus of the investigation.

The investigation resulted in the recovery of approximately 11 ounces of heroin, three pounds of cocaine, three pounds of marijuana, 24 ecstasy pills and 9 grams of methamphetamines (MDMA). The total street value of the drugs recovered was over $190,000.

Twelve guns and over $85,000 in cash was seized.

Police said Friday that one fugitive, 50-year-old Needham Wilder, has been arrested without incident. He was wanted for distribution of a controlled substance.

They are still looking for 35-year-old Timothy Pope, who is wanted for distribution of marijuana.

Police are asking anyone with information about their whereabouts to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

The following people were arrested:

  • Maurice Adams, 29, Norfolk - Multiple counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Distribution of Marijuana
  • Maurice Boykins, 31, Norfolk - Multiple counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance; Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Dion Dickens, 25, Norfolk - Multiple counts of Distribution of MD Phenomenal
  • Kim Foster, 51, Norfolk - Multiple Counts of Distribution of Heroin
  • Brandon Coney, 32, Norfolk - Distribution of Marijuana
  • Dequan Bolden, 23, Norfolk - Multiple Counts of Distribution of Marijuana
  • Antonio Davis, 30, Norfolk - Possession with intent to Distribute Cocaine
  • Rodney Taylor, 36, Norfolk - Multiple Counts of Distribution of Cocaine, Distribution of Heroin
  • Robert Williams, 31, Norfolk - Possession of Firearm by Felon
  • Ursula Farris, 34, Norfolk - Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Kavin Bahrani, 21, Norfolk - Multiple counts of Distribution of Controlled Substance, Distribution of Marijuana
  • William Koob, 20, Norfolk - Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Jared Bryant, 26, Norfolk - Multiple Counts of Distribution of Controlled Substance, Distribution of Marijuana, Distribution of Marijuana within 1000’ of a
  • school (Booker T Washington), Distribution of Controlled Substance within 1000’ of a School (Booker T Washington)
  • Carlos Gray, 43, Norfolk - Multiple Counts of Distribution of Controlled Substance, Distribution of Heroin, Distribution of Marijuana
  • William Satterfield, 35, Norfolk - Multiple Counts of Distribution of Controlled Substance, Distribution of Heroin, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin,
  • Distribution of Heroin within 1000’ of a School (Campostella Stem Academy)
  • Marlon Moss, 44, Chesapeake - Distribution of Controlled Substance
  • Nathan Talbert, 39, Norfolk Distribution of Controlled Substance
  • Ernest Thorngren, 25, Norfolk/Chesapeake - Distribution of Heroin, Distribution of Heroin within 1000’ of a School
  • Cornell Hathaway, 29, Norfolk - Distribution of Marijuana
  • Needham Wilder, 50, Norfolk - Distribution of a Controlled Substance