ALE Makes Numerous Arrests in Response to Complaint at Walnut Creek Amphitheater

8/15/2015
 

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement's District Office in Raleigh received numerous complaints from the public about illegal drug activity and alcohol violations occurring at Walnut Creek Amphitheater, an outlet in Raleigh that is licensed by the N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Commission. In response to the complaints, ALE conducted a special enforcement operation Aug. 14, and arrested 65 people on 115 charges (25 felonies).


The following people were arrested:

Patrick Martin Tobin, 24, of Ruckersville, VA
    -Sell and Deliver Marijuana, a Schedule VI Controlled Substance
    -Possess LSD, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Possess Hashish, a Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)

Scott James Miles, 24, of Charlottesville, VA
    -Possess MDMA, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Possess Cocaine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance
    -Possess LSD, a Schedule I Controlled Substance

David Gordon Johnson, 54, of Deland, FL
    -Possess Cocaine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance
    -Possess Marijuana, a Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Victor Rich Marlar, 37, Asheville, NC
    -Possess Psilocybin, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Possess Marijuana Candies, a Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)

Megan Kathleen Floyd, 29, of Raleigh, NC
    -Possess Psilocybin, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Resist, Obstruct, or Delay a Law Enforcement Officer (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Mark Lloyd Olson, 45, of San Diego, California
    -Possess With Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, a Schedule VI Controlled Substance
    -Resist, Obstruct, or Delay a Law Enforcement Officer (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Bradley Hamilton Corpening, 32, of Wilmington, NC
    -Possess Psilocybin, a Schedule I Controlled Substance

Matthew Ryan Beckelhimer, 33, of Wilmington, NC
    -Possess Psilocybin, a Schedule I Controlled Substance

Nicholas Daniel Beto, 25, of Lititz, PA
    -Possess LSD, a Schedule I Controlled Substance

Warren Joseph Rolison, 34, of Fountain, NC
    -Possess LSD, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Possess MDMA, a Schedule I Controlled Substance

Joseph Peter Villari, 24, of Athens, GA
    -Possess With Intent to Sell and Deliver MDMA, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Possess MDMA, a Schedule I Controlled Substance
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

David Wayne Bowers II, 30 of High Point, NC
    -Possess With Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance
    -Possess With Intent to Sell and Deliver Counterfeit Controlled Substance
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Matthew Alan McLamb, 42, Clayton, NC
    -Possess Marijuana, a Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)

Marcus H. Beto, 31, of Lititz, PA
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Mark William Case, 49, of Santa Cruz, CA
    -Possess With Intent to Sell and Deliver Counterfeit Controlled a Substance

Tyler Keith White, 34, of Columbia, SC   
-Possess With Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance
-Maintaining a Vehicle for the Purpose of Possessing Cocaine

Justin Alan Johnson, 20, of Etna, OH
    -Underage Possession of a Malt Beverage (Misdemeanor)

Ernest C. Megazzini II, 55, of Alpharetta, GA
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Hannah Rose Pruett, 25, of Knightdale, NC
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Samuel Keith McClure, 33, of San Diego, CA
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Jonathan William Edwards, 30, of Raleigh, NC
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Catherine Elena Komarow, 22, of McLean, VA
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Garry William Hardwicke, 56, of Atlanta, GA
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Kyle Phillips Hall, 20, of Flat Rock, NC
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Corey R. Charness, 22, of Cranston, RI
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Connor Alan Brown, 22, of Cary, NC
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Marc Ethan Hasell, 22, of Cary, NC
    -Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Hubert Andrew Huffstetler, 29, of Asheville, NC
    -Sell Alcoholic Beverages Without ABC Permits (Misdemeanor)

Dianna Mazziotto, 38, of Asheboro, NC
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Joseph Andrew Leto, 31, of Deerfield Beach, FL
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Joshua Fitzgerald, 38, of Mineral, VA
    -Sell Alcoholic Beverages Without ABC Permits (Misdemeanor)

Kevin Alexander Baringer, 28, of Knightdale, NC
    -Possess Marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Willis Maxwell Tew, 24, of Pinehurst, NC
    -Give a Mixed Beverage to an Underage Person (Misdemeanor)

Katherine Kehoe, 20, of Apex, NC
    -Underage Possession of a Malt Beverage (Misdemeanor)

Joseph Allen Okabuena, 22, of Raeford NC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
-Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Kimberly Ann Murphy, 24, of Gaston, SC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

John Ekinci, 29, of Salem, VA
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Mark William Case, 49, of Santa Cruz, CA
    -PWISD a counterfeit controlled substance (bath salts)
-Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Roger William Gray, 35, of Raleigh, NC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Nicholas Daniel Beto, 25, of Lititz, PA
    -Possess Schedule II Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Schedule IV (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Austin Hunter Brown, 21, of Virginia Beach, VA
    -Aid and abet underage (Misdemeanor)

Timothy Ryan Acheson, 36, of Denver, CO
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Christopher Mullins, 36, of Rocherster, NY
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

Dylan Alexander English, 22, of Morongo Valley, CA
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

Thomas Curtis, 48, of Bena, VA
    -Give malt beverage to underage (Misdemeanor)

Alyssa Caroline Richter, 19, of Crestwood, KY
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

    -Possess a malt beverage underage (Misdemeanor)

Stephen Walter Pakral, 29, of Denver, CO
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

Joshua Thomas Harris, 31, of Fairfield, OH
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Matthew Robert Luty, 40, of Durham, NC
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without a permit (Misdemeanor)

Benjamin Lee Wilson, 28, of Lexington, NC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Mason Riley Brown, 17, of Virginia Beach, VA
    -Possess malt beverage underage (Misdemeanor)

Matthew Ryan Beckelwimer, 33, of Wilmington, NC
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Marcus Obrian Hill, 38, of Raleigh, NC
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

John Joseph Jarrell, 38, of Asheboro, NC
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
Michael Joseph Gardner, 53, of Durham, NC
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Justin Gregory  Rawlings, 38, of Charlotte, NC
-Possess for sale alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

Johathan Stivers Bowling, 43, of Greenville, NC
    -Possess for sale alcoholic beverages without a permit (Misdemeanor)
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without a permit (Misdemeanor)

Charles Horvath, 20, of Charlotte, NC
    -Possess a malt beverage underage (Misdemeanor)

Joseph Legoullon, 35, of Raleigh, NC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
-Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)

Dustin Stern, 36, of Moundsville, WV
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Derek Smith, 25, of La Grange, NC
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Schedule IV Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Jessie Lowder, 23, of Greensboro, NC
-Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Michaelle L Mcreed, 42, of Southbridge, MA
    -Possess for sale alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)
    -Sell alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

Bradley Hamilton Corpening, 31, of Wilmington, NC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana in a detention center

Jonathan David Leeds, 25, of Durham, NC
    -Possess Schedule I Controlled Substance (LSD)

Kristofer Richard Barringer, 33, of Knightdale, NC
    -Possess drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess marijuana (Misdemeanor)
    -Possess Schedule I Controlled Substance
-Possess for sale alcoholic beverages without permit (Misdemeanor)

 

ALE agents have the authority to arrest and take investigatory action for any criminal offense.  Their primary responsibility is the enforcement of Alcoholic Beverage Control laws and state lottery laws.

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Contact: SAC Jeff Lasater
Date: August 15, 2015
Phone: (919) 779-8190