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Lenoir man gets $2.5 million bond in drug bust

Simmons (Source: Lenoir Police Department) Simmons (Source: Lenoir Police Department)
(Source: Lenoir Police Department) (Source: Lenoir Police Department)
LENOIR, NC (WBTV) -

A Lenoir man charged with multiple drug violations was given a $2,500,000 bond. 

Police say Bryan Keith Simmons was initially wanted on a felony fugitive extradition warrant from Spartangburg for possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine and cocaine. 

Simmons was found in a room at the Red Carpet Inn  on Wilkesboro Boulevard in Lenoir. Officers issued a search warrant for the room after noticing needles, scales and guns. 

Officers say they found more than 884 grams of meth, which had a street value of $132,630. Police also found drug paraphernalia, $3,957.00 in cash, and five guns, one of which was reported stolen from Union County. 

Simmons was given a $500,000 bond for his initial warrant, and a $2,000,000 secured bond for charges stemming from the incident at the motel room. 

Simmons was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver meth, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for the the purpose of controlled substances, five counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of a stolen firearm. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Lenoir Police Department at 828-758-8300.

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