39-year-old Jermaine Douglas Grandy, 25-year-old Khyran Rasaan Littlejohn, and 18-year-old Nevaeh Douglas Grandy were all arrested Sunday (February 14) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. Jermaine and Nevaeh Grandy are father and son and list the same Old North Road, Lenoir address. Littlejohn’s address is on Patton Street in Morganton. All three suspects are charged with two counts of felony traffic in opium or heroin.
According to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office, Narcotic Agents with the Ice Unit arrested the three suspects following an investigation into three suspected large scale fentanyl pill traffickers. This investigation was in conjunction with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Boone Police Department, Taylorsville Police Department, Lenoir Police Department and Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.
They were taken into custody following a vehicle stop in Granite Falls during which a search was conducted. The search reportedly resulted in the discovery of more than nine pounds of Fentanyl pills (approximately 36,000 pills) under the hood of the vehicle. Agents also seized $894 in cash, three handguns and the 2018 Mercedes Benz GLE 63A used to transport the Fentanyl. The drugs seized during the investigation has a total street value of $1,080,000 according to North Carolina State Guidelines.
A search was also conducted at Grandy’s residence on Old North Road in Lenoir. Agents seized 29 firearms and more than 5,000 rounds of ammunition. Jermaine Grandy was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $500,000 secured bond. Littlejohn was jailed under $100,000 secured bond. Nevaeh Grandy was released on $100,000 secured bond. All three suspects were scheduled to make first court appearances Monday (February 15) in Lenoir.