Man arrested on outstanding warrant during Statesville drug search


Pictured above: Richard Phelps – Images via SPD, WSIC

STATESVILLE, NC: Statesville Police Narcotics Division, Violent Crime Unit and Special Response Team conducted a search warrant at 642 West Front Street Statesville on Friday, October 12, 2018. The search warrant was obtained following an investigation prompted by numerous citizen complaints about drug activity at the residence.

Officers located marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia inside the residence. Tshilanda Rochelle Stockton, 42 B/F, was cited for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor maintaining a dwelling.

Richard Donovan Phelps, 19 B/M of Statesville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a previous felony drug charge. He was taken before the magistrate where he received a $15,000 secured bond.

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