Thursday, 10 January 2019 14:25

Statesville Man Arrested on Felony Marijuana Charges

Calvin Deshon Alexander Calvin Deshon Alexander courtesy of Iredell Co. Sheriff's Office

23-year-old Calvin Deshon Alexander of Scotts Creek Road in Statesville has been arrested by Iredell Co. Sheriff's Officers on felony counts of possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling to sell a controlled substances. He was also charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

On Tuesday, January 1, an Officer made contact with Alexander on Scotts Creek Road at Stevenson Farm Road at a license checkpoint. Alexander drove away after speaking with the Officer. About 15 minutes later, Alexander came back through the checking station and the Officer approached Alexander’s vehicle a second time.

The Officer detected the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search turned up 128.5 grams of marijuana hidden in Alexander's clothing. Marijuana paraphernalia was also found in the vehicle.

Alexander was taken to the Iredell Co. Detention Center where bond was set at $4,000, secured. He will next appear in District Court on March 27.

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