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71-year-old Bailey man accused of selling cocaine

Posted on November 17, 2021

Updated on November 21, 2021

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Moses Lee Jones, 71, of Old Smithfield Road in Bailey, and Diamonta Stephonzo Sumler, 27, of Dana Lane in Rocky Mount, face multiple drug charges from the Nash County Sheriff's Office.

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Moses Lee Jones, 71, of Old Smithfield Road in Bailey, and Diamonta Stephonzo Sumler, 27, of Dana Lane in Rocky Mount, face multiple drug charges from the Nash County Sheriff's Office.

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office arrested two drug dealer suspects in separate cases last week, including a 71-year-old Bailey man accused of selling cocaine.

“These arrests are part of Sheriff Keith Stone’s Gangs, Guns and Drugs initiative,” said Chief Deputy Brandon Medina of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office. Both men were charged on outstanding arrest warrants.

Moses Lee Jones, 71, of Old Smithfield Road near Bailey, faces four counts each of selling and delivering cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine.

Diamonta Stephonzo Sumler, 27, of Dana Lane in Rocky Mount, faces three counts each of selling and delivering heroin, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and possession with intent to sell/deliver heroin.

During Jones’ arrest, deputies found more than a third of an ounce of crack cocaine and a handgun with an altered serial number in his home, Medina said.

Jones received additional charges of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possessing a firearm with an altered serial number.

Jones is being held on a $5,000 bond.

The Wake Forest Police Department arrested Sumler and transferred him to the Nash County Detention Center. He paid his $60,000 bail shortly thereafter.

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