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Three month drug investigation results in several charges

Source: Salisbury Police Source: Salisbury Police
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -

A three month long drug investigation has resulted in an arrest and several charges against a Salisbury man.

On Wednesday afternoon Salisbury police arrested Jerry Lorenzo Hawthorne, 35, of Ferndale Drive.

Hawthorne was charged after he asked an undercover officer about buying a gun.

The arrest took place at a gas station on Jake Alexander Boulevard where Hawthorne was meeting with undercover officers.

Hawthorne was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon, four counts of drug possession, four counts of sell/deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession with the intent to manufacture/sell/deliver, two counts of sell.deliver, and simple possession.

Bond was set at $200,000.

Police said that Hawthorne was selling heroin, ecstasy, morphine, methamphetamine, and promethazine with codeine.

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