Sheriff’s office makes five drug arrests

Published 4:24 pm Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Top row, left to right: Wayman ‘Dale’ Allison, Crystal Allison and Robert Scott Blanton. Bottom row, left to right: Ricky Greenway and Randy Scruggs.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has recently arrested five people for illegal drug activity in two separate searches.
The sheriff’s office executed a search warrant with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office’s SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) Team on Jan. 17 in Mill Spring.
Robert Scott Blanton of 89 Julies Drive, Mill Spring was arrested and charged with three felony counts of selling a schedule VI controlled substance, one felony count of possession with intent to sell/deliver a controlled substance and one felony count of maintaining a dwelling to sell/deliver a controlled substance, according to sheriff reports.
Blanton received a $5,000 bond.
On Jan. 28, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals in the same home on drug charges.
Crystal Greenway Allison, 35, of 838 Scoggins Road, Rutherfordton was arrested and charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance; Wayman “Dale” Allison, 45, of 838 Scoggins Road, Rutherfordton was arrested and charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance; Ricky Eugene Greenway, 44, of 5058 Hwy. 11, Chesnee, S.C. was arrested and charged with trafficking opium or heroin and felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and Randy Voyde Scruggs, 43, of 110 Double Lane, Forest City was arrested and charged with simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance, according to sheriff reports.
Crystal Allison received a $20,000 bond, Wayman Allison received a $20,000 bond, Greenway received a $50,000 bond and Scruggs received a $500 bond, according to the sheriff’s office.
Schedule VI controlled substances include marijuana, and schedule II controlled substances include methamphetamines, cocaine, methadone and opium.
Schedule I controlled substances are rated the highest classification for drugs and are considered class I felonies. Schedule I drugs include heroin, LSD and ecstasy, according to state statutes.