Deputy Jared Cody of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Jerrid Baston Wells, 32, address listed as Old Fort-Sugar Hill Road in Old Fort, with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 8:43 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, Cody was called to a residence on Old Fort-Sugar Hill Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the driveway.
Cody spotted the vehicle and identified the driver as Wells.
The suspect was taken to the hospital for evaluation. A search of the automobile turned up 10.8 grams of methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia.
Wells was arrested Monday, Sept. 14. He got a $10,000 bond.
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