Two busted following drug investigation in Columbus County

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Jarvis Merrell McKinnon and Tyre Javon Lennon (Photo: CCSO)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Two Chadbourn men are behind bars after a Columbus County drug investigation.

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that 29-year-old Tyre Javon Lennon was selling drugs from home.

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Undercover investigators reportedly bought drugs from Lennon.

39-year-old Jarvis Merrell McKinnon was at Lennon’s home Tuesday when investigators searched the home.

Investigators say they found five guns, stolen property, cocaine and other drug paraphernalia.



Lennon was arrested on multiple felony charges.

McKinnon was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.