Large Narcotics Bust in Ashe County; Five Suspects in Custody Facing Opium Charges After Sting Operation

Published Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm

June 12, 2012. The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of five Ashe County residents on June 11, 2012 related to opium drug charges. Sheriff James Williams stated the arrests were the result of an undercover sting operation by his narcotics officers on April 16, 2012 regarding the sale of opium, a schedule I narcotic.  

The following suspects are presently in the Ashe County Detention Center: 

Maggie Michelle Brooks, 30, of Lansing was charged with one count of conspiring to deliver a schedule I narcotic, possession with intent to sell a schedule I narcotic and possession of a schedule I narcotic. Brooks was given a $75,000 bond. 

Robert David Mahala, 34, of Lansing was charged with one count of conspiring to deliver a schedule I Narcotic, possession with intent to sell a schedule I narcotic and possession of a schedule I narcotic. Brooks was given a $75,000 bond.

William Roby Hicks, 63, of West Jefferson was charged with five counts of trafficking opium and one count of conspiring to deliver a schedule I narcotic. Hicks was given a cumulative $75,000 bond.

Michael James Dishman, Jr., 34, of West Jefferson was charged with one count of conspiring to deliver a schedule I narcotic, possession with intent to sell a schedule I narcotic, possession of a schedule I narcotic and felony possession of cocaine. Dishman was given a cumulative $55,000 bond.

Brian Keith Dishman, 25, of 718 West Jefferson Ave. in West Jefferson was charged with one count of conspiring to deliver a schedule I Narcotic. Dishman was also charged with possession with intent to sell a schedule II narcotic from a 2011 undercover operation. Dishman was given a cumulative $55,000 bond. 

All five suspects are currently being held in the Ashe County Detention Center.

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