The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has released the following:
On March 1st, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was contacted about a vehicle in the parking lot of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church on Patterson Road in Hiddenite. A male subject was slumped over the steering wheel in the driver’s seat of a red Ford F-150 truck. The Trooper contacted 911 communications of a possible overdose.Alexander County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrived on the scene. Officers were able to awaken the subject.
Quincy Harold Michael age, 22 of Conover, was arrested for the following:
Driving While Impaired by NCSHP, Felony possession of Marijuana, Felony Possession of schedule I (Fentanyl), Possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver a controlled substance, Maintain a vehicle, dwelling to use a controlled substance, Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon.
The Investigation is continuing in this case. Seized was around 400 grams of Marijuana, 1 gram of Fentanyl, one Glock pistol, drug paraphernalia, and $6,198.00 in cash.
Michael was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a $100,000.00 secured bond. A first appearance is scheduled on Monday, March 6th.
Photo: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office