John McCollum, the leader of the group, Brenda Joyce Hall, Cornelia McDonald, Pamela Puga Luna, Irish Williams, Kassia Rogers, Shirnitka McNatt and Shirley McNatt have been charged with operating a continuing criminal enterprise, involuntary servitude of a minor, obtaining property by false pretense and conspiracy. Daffene Edge and Earlene Hayat are wanted on the same charges.
“You have to take your time in these things,” Wright said. “Everybody wants you to go in, kick the door in, kick the gate in and snatch them out. No, we couldn’t have done that. Like I said, there were kids there, folks out there that were sick. You have to just take your time when you do this stuff.”
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Lt. Sean Swain, a spokesman for the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, said he combed through incident reports from 2008 and calls from Weeks between 2007 and 2011 and found no record of this call from the assisted living home.