54-year-old Barry John Hunter of Blaine Lane in Lexington and 32-year-old Austin Hayes Wood, whose address is not listed, were both arrested Wednesday (September 13) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. They're each charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver heroin, manufacture, sell, or deliver controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hunter is also charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance, felony possession of cocaine, and maintain a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance.
Both suspects were detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility, Hunter under $70,000 bond, Wood under $25,000 bond. They were both scheduled to make District Court appearances today (September 14).