Local investigation results in five arrests for drugs

On Friday May 15, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Deputies executed a narcotics related search warrant on a residence located at 2953 Quakenbush Road, Snow Camp, N.C. The search warrant was the end result of a week-long investigation involving various violations of the N.C. Controlled Substances Act. A total of five people were arrested by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office in relation to the case. 

On Friday May 15, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Deputies executed a narcotics related search warrant on a residence located at 2953 Quakenbush Road, Snow Camp, N.C.

The search warrant was the end result of a week-long investigation involving various violations of the N.C. Controlled Substances Act.  Investigators seized the following items from the residence:

  • 14.64 grams of methamphetamine
  • 3.44 grams of heroin
  • 10.75 dosage units Schedule IV (Xanax and Clonazepam)
  • 8.9 grams of marijuana
  • $1200.00 in U.S. currency

The following individuals were arrested:

  1. Michael Thomas Hickox; W/M 52

2953 Quakenbush Road

Snow Camp, N.C. 27349

Charges:

1 count -  Felony Possession of Heroin

1 count -  Felony PWISD Methamphetamine

2 counts - Misdemeanor Possession of Schedule IV

1 count -  Simple Possession of Marijuana

1 count -  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond: $75,000.00 secured

2. Mollie Veranda Smith; W/F 37

619 New Street

Graham N.C. 27253

Charges:

1 count - Felony Possession of Heroin

1 count - Felony Possession of Methamphetamine

1 count - Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond:  $1,500.00 Unsecured

3. Robert Allen Shadle W/M 51

2953 Quakenbush Road

Snow Camp, N.C. 27349

Charges:

1 count - Felony Possession of Methamphetamine

1 count - Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond: $1000.00 unsecured

4. Tia Marie Gordon; W/F 49

2953 Quakenbush Road

Snow Camp, N.C. 27349

Charges:

1 count - Felony Possession of Methamphetamine

1 count - Misdemeanor Simple Possession of Marijuana

Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

1 count - Misdemeanor Violation of 50b court order

Bond: No Bond pending court appearance

5. Jamie Couch; W/F 31

1604 Bivins Street

Durham N.C. 27707

Charges:

1 count - Felony Possession of Methamphetamine

2 counts - Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond: $1000.00 unsecured

This investigation is ongoing and more arrests are anticipated.

If anyone has any information concerning the distribution of controlled substances within Alamance County, please contact the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office at 336-570-6300 or Alamance County Crimestoppers at: 336-229-7100