Local authorities make arrests for drug offenses, credit card fraud

The Alamance County Sheriff’s Department has announced multiple arrests for drug felonies and credit card theft. ACSO arrested Clay Edgar Williamson (left) for a variety of drug felonies, including trafficking in methamphetamine, Dottie Sumner Mann (middle), for credit card fraud, and Nicholas James Blackwell (right) for death by distribution and selling/delivering a controlled substance.

The Alamance County Sheriff’s Department has announced multiple arrests for drug felonies and credit card theft. ACSO arrested Clay Edgar Williamson (left) for a variety of drug felonies, including trafficking in methamphetamine, Dottie Sumner Mann (middle), for credit card fraud, and Nicholas James Blackwell (right) for death by distribution and selling/delivering a controlled substance.

ACSO Charges Female for Credit Card Fraud

On July 24, 2020, a report of credit card fraud was reported to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office. The victim noticed numerous fraudulent charges on her debit card with most charges conducted at retail establishments in Alamance County. During the investigation, photos and video were obtained and later presented to the reporting victim. The victim identified Dottie Sumner Mann when reviewing the photos. 

The suspect, Ms. Dottie Mann, was interviewed and later charged. Ms. Mann turned herself in to be served on February 12, 2021, without incident.

Full name: Dottie Sumner Mann

DOB: 1/06/1982

Race / Sex: White / Female

Charges:

—-Financial Card Theft G.S. 14-113.9

—-Financial Card Fraud G.S. 14-113.13 

—-6 counts of Obtaining Property under False Pretenses G.S. 14-100

Bond: Unsecured $2,500.00

Arrest Made Regarding a Fentanyl and Heroin Overdose

On October 6, 2020, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service in reference to a death investigation. Through the investigation, it was determined that the cause of death was due to a Fentanyl and Heroin overdose. Investigators with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office were able to establish a suspect in the case through multiple search warrants and interviews. 

Through this investigation, investigators were able to issue arrest warrants on 02/11/2021. On 02/14/2021, the Greensboro Police Department made an arrest in the case. 

If anyone has any information concerning the distribution of controlled substances within Alamance County, please contact the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office at 336-570-6300 and request to speak with a narcotics investigator. 

Full name: Nicholas James Blackwell

DOB: 04/28/1993

Race / Sex: Black / Male

Address: 1611 Woodbriar Rd., Greensboro, N.C. 27253

Charges: 

—-One count of Death by Distribution

—-One Count of Sale/Deliver Schedule I Controlled Substance

Bond: $250,000.00 secured

ACSO Arrests Male for Multiple Drug Charges

On February 14, 2021, Alamance County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 3600 block of Cook Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle located in a front yard. Upon arrival, deputies located Clay Edgar Williamson in the driver’s seat of a Ford Ranger who appeared to be stuck in the yard. 

Contact was made with Williamson, and he appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance. Upon learning Williamson did not live at the residence, nor did he know who resided at the residence, he was asked to step out of the vehicle. Williamson stated he was with “others” and that they were inside the residence. Deputies detained Williamson and found marijuana on him. 

Deputies then cleared the residence with the homeowners consent to make sure that no one else was inside.Once the residence was secured, deputies conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle that Williamson was in. During the search, deputies discovered and seized suspected Methamphetamine, Marijuana, SubOxone strips, and numerous items pertaining to drug paraphernalia. 

Deputies then transported Williamson to the Alamance County Detention Center. During the booking process, another bag containing suspected Methamphetamine was found. 

Full name: Clay Edgar Williamson

DOB: 12/11/1990

Race / Sex: White / Male

Charges:

—-Trafficking in Methamphetamine (F)

—-Possession w/ Intent Sell/Deliver Sch. II (F)

—-Possession w Intent Sell/Deliver Sch. VI (F)

—-Possession Schedule III (F)

—-Possession C/S on Jail/Prison Premises (F)

—-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M)

Bond: $25,000 Secured