— HPD Press Release Information —
On September 30, 2022 officers of the Henderson Police Department served a narcotic search warrant at 1141 Booker St. Henderson, North Carolina in response to a drug complaint.
During the service of the warrant, approximately 1,088 dosage units of heroin, 537 grams of marijuana, drug manufacturing equipment, US currency, and two semi-automatic pistols were seized. One of the pistols was reported stolen from Wake County.
36-year-old Cornelius Vandergrift was arrested in relation to this investigation.
Vandergrift was charged with two counts of Trafficking Heroin, one count of Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Heroin, one count of Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, one count of Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Simple Possession of Schedule II, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, one count of Maintaining a Dwelling Place for a Controlled Substance and two counts of Possession of Firearm by Felon.
Vandergrift received a $355,000.00 secured bond and was remanded to Vance County Detention by the magistrate.