North Carolina: Former Rocky Mount police officer charged with selling cocaine, 198 grams seized from truck

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — A retired Rocky Mount police officer was arrested and charged with selling cocaine, according to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Keith Stone told WRAL News Linc Oshea Brooks was arrested Wednesday by deputies who stopped him on Interstate 95 for traffic violations.

Due to “reasonable suspicion of criminal activity,” deputies used a K9 to search Brooks’ 2020 GMC Denali.

According to the sheriff’s office, the K9 found 198 grams of cocaine hidden inside the car’s center console. According to deputies, Brooks resisted arrest and was taken into custody. He did not assault deputies, but he didn’t follow orders, Stone said.

Brooks was charged with trafficking cocaine, resisting arrest and maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for the sale of drugs.

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