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Report: Law enforcement personnel raid property on Modest Road

LUMBERTON — Law enforcement personnel including State Bureau of Investigation agent conducted a raid on a property Modest Road, off Oxendine School Road in the Maxton area, according to an SBI spokesperson.

The spokesperson could not say more about the action. Robeson County Sheriff Ken Sealey and Sheriff’s Office Maj. Anthony Thompson could not be reached for comment early Monday afternoon.

However, published news reports indicate more than 200 officers have raided a property on Modest Road and cite Sheriff Sealey as the source of information. Sealey said the raid is related to an American Indian tribe’s activities, but the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation will release more information.

Sealey said the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement and Lumberton Police Department.

Motorist are prevented Monday from driving past a property on Modest Road where about 200 lawmen descended earlier this morning to serve a warrant. All traffic was being turned around as motorists tried to drive along Modest Road toward Adrenia Road.
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_raid-3_ne2018723143847918-1.jpgMotorist are prevented Monday from driving past a property on Modest Road where about 200 lawmen descended earlier this morning to serve a warrant. All traffic was being turned around as motorists tried to drive along Modest Road toward Adrenia Road.
A Robeson County Sheriff’s Office deputy stands Monday at Modest and Adrenia roads to turn redirect vehicles away from law enforcement activity in front of a property near Maxton. Motorist are asked to avoid this area if they can, according to law enforcement officials at the scene.
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_raid-1_ne2018723143848436-1.jpgA Robeson County Sheriff’s Office deputy stands Monday at Modest and Adrenia roads to turn redirect vehicles away from law enforcement activity in front of a property near Maxton. Motorist are asked to avoid this area if they can, according to law enforcement officials at the scene.

Staff report