Local man stopped, arrested for drugs

On Thursday afternoon October 22 at 1:54 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 1100blk of Roxboro St. Haw River, NC. The driver, Gabriel Delmonte Hightower, was stopped for exceeding the posted speed limit. During the traffic stop, a K9 on scene alerted to the presence of contraband in the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted of Mr. Hightower’s vehicle. Deputies discovered 277.28 grams of Oxycodone, 75.25 grams of Xanax and 5.25 grams of Ecstasy. Mr. Hightower was arrested and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.

On Thursday afternoon October 22 at 1:54 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 1100blk of Roxboro St. Haw River, NC. The driver, Gabriel Delmonte Hightower, was stopped for exceeding the posted speed limit.

During the traffic stop, a K9 on scene alerted to the presence of contraband in the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted of Mr. Hightower’s vehicle. Deputies discovered 277.28 grams of Oxycodone, 75.25 grams of Xanax and 5.25 grams of Ecstasy.

Mr. Hightower was arrested and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.

Name: Gabriel Delmonte Hightower    B/M/33

Address: 3845 Dickey Mill Rd. Mebane, NC

Charges:              

1 count - Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin Schedule I

1 count - Felony Possession With Intent Manufacture Sell Distribute Ecstasy Schedule I

1 count - Felony Possession With Intent Manufacture Sell Distribute Oxycodone Schedule II

1 count - Felony Possession With Intent Manufacture Sell Distribute Xanax Schedule IV

Bond: $250,000 secured