Vance County Man Arrested On Numerous Drug Charges

A local man was arrested Thursday on numerous drug charges, according to information from the Vance County Sheriff’s Office.

In a press statement Friday from Sheriff Curtis Brame, sheriff’s officers, with assistance from the Wake Forest Police Department, executed a search warrant at the home of Maurice Thomas on Mar. 16.

The warrant was served at 531 Swain Drive, Henderson.  The home was occupied by three individuals at the time the warrant was served, Brame stated. Recovered in the search was approximately 116 grams of cocaine, along with marijuana and a firearm.


Thomas was taken into custody and charged with the following:


Traffic cocaine

Possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine

Felony possession of cocaine

Possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana

Felony possession of marijuana

Felony maintaining a dwelling/vehicle

Possession of a firearm by a felon


Thomas appeared before a magistrate, at which time a secured bond of $179,000 was set.

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