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A Lenoir man was arrested for drug violations after an investigation that lasted several weeks, according to the Lenoir Police Department.
On May 1, just before 7 p.m., Lenoir Narcotics Detectives arrested Gerrod Barnes, aka "Hot Rod", 25, after the officials seized 2.6 grams of crack cocaine, $899 dollars in cash, digital scales, and other paraphernalia. The street value of drugs recovered amounts to $520 dollars, the official report states.
The violations occurred within 1,000 feet of First Steps, a child care facility, on Vance Street.
Barnes was charged with felony possession with intent to sell/distribute a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a child care facility, possession with intent to sell/distribute cocaine, manufacture of cocaine, and maintaining a vehicle for storage of a controlled substance.
He was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center and placed under a $50,000 secure bond, pending a probable cause hearing scheduled for May 28, in Lenoir district court.
Anyone with information of illegal drug/narcotics activity is asked to contact the Lenoir Police Narcotics Unit at 828-757-2100, the Caldwell County ICE Unit at 828-758-2324, or Crime Stoppers at 828-758-8300.