On Friday, January 6, 2012 after a months long investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office (hereinafter NHSO), Vice and Narcotics Detectives seized the largest amount of heroin in NHSO history, and arrested Tierre Henderson.
The raid lead to the discovery of 300 small paper bags of heroin stamped “Breaking Dawn” and “Dream Catcher” which have a street value of more than $9,000, and diverse drug paraphernalia.
The accused drug trafficker Tierre Henderson is now held in New Hanover County Detention Facility for four counts of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver heroin, two counts of sale or delivery of heroin, two counts of conspiracy to trafficking in opium/heroin, four counts of maintaining a dwelling, vehicle, or other place for the use, storage, or sale of a controlled substance, manufacture of heroin, four counts of trafficking in opium/heroin, and five counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. He is held under a $2.5 million bond. His next court appearance is schedule in New Hanover County District Court in Wilmington, North Carolina on January 19, 2012.
The investigation of Tierre Henderson also lead the Vice and Narcotics Detectives to Chrissy Joy Sinclair in her residence in Holly Ridge, where—with the assistance of the Holly Ridge Police Department—5.5 ounces of pure uncut heroin was seized which would produce over 15,000 bags of heroin on the streets of New Hanover County, along with drug paraphernalia, and $60,000 cash.
Chrissy Joy Sinclair is being held in the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $1 million bond. She is charged with five counts of conspiracy to trafficking in opium/heroin, two counts of maintaining a dwelling, vehicle, or other place for the use, storage, or sale of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her next court appearance is schedule in New Hanover County District Court in Wilmington, North Carolina on January 26, 2012.
By Jana Collins, Office Manager