Three Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges in Williston


Three people in Williston were arrested and charged with heroin trafficking and other drug crimes – including the manufacture of methamphetamine – Friday, Aug. 9.

Stacy Dee Willis, 33; Courtney Nelson Willis, 37; and Susan Dee Mades Willis, 60, are all charged with trafficking heroin, maintaining a dwelling used for keeping and selling a controlled substance, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Stacy and Courtney are each facing several other charges in addition to the above.


On Friday the Carteret County Special Response Team raided a dwelling at 361 Donnie Davis Rd. in Williston. Once the scene was secured, narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and Morehead City Police Department served a search warrant and arrested all three Willises.

Detectives found approximately 10.084 grams of heroin, 16 dosages of hydrocodone pills, 4 dosages of methadone pills, drug paraphernalia and one 9mm semi-automatic handgun.

A drug bust in Beaufort was also carried out Aug. 9. Laquisha Frazier was charged with heroin trafficking after detectives found nearly 25 grams of the drug in her home.

Additional charges against Stacy Willis include: manufacturing methamphetamine; possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methamphetamine; selling methamphetamine; delivering methamphetamine; conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia; and carrying a concealed firearm.

Stacy has 14 offenses pending against him in total, 13 of which are related to Friday’s drug raid. A charge of driving without a license is also pending.


Additional charges against Courtney Willis include: possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methadone; and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Courtney was convicted in 2004 for providing drugs to an inmate. She currently has eleven charges pending against her in total – six related to Friday’s drug raid, four traffic violations including use of a fraudulent vehicle registration, and one count of criminal contempt of court.

Susan Willis has no additional charges.

All three suspects are in custody at the Carteret County Jail. Stacy Willis is under a $575,000 bond, and Courtney Willis and Susan Willis are each under $500,000 bonds.

Stacy was scheduled to appear in court today, Aug. 14, and has another court appearance Aug. 16. Courtney and Susan will appear in court Aug. 16.