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Sheriff's deputies seize pills with street value of $8,700

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Henderson County Sheriff’s deputies charged a 40-year-old Fletcher man with six felony drug charges on Tuesday and seized more than 300 narcotic pills with a street value of almost $9,000.

Charged was Robert Nathan Wells of 31 Shadow Ridge Drive. Deputies seized 185 dosage units of Oxycodone, 76 dosage units of Morphine, 41 dosage units of Ecstasy or MDMA and 2 strips of Suboxone in addition to an undisclosed amount of cash. The narcotics have a street value totaling $8,720. Wells was charged with:

· Felony Trafficking Opiates by Possession Level II

· Felony Trafficking Opiates by Transportation Level II
· Felony Trafficking Opiates by Possession Level I
· Felony Trafficking Opiates by Transportation Level I
· Felony Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver MDMA
· Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance
· Misdemeanor Possession of Schedule III CS

Wells is being held in the Henderson County Jail under a $74,600 secured bond.

In an unrelated case sheriff's detectives last Thursday assisted North Carolina Public Safety Probation Officers with a probationary search at 468 King Creek Blvd. Probation Officers and Detectives allegedly found illegal narcotics inside the residence of Dustin Earl Jones, 37. Jones was charged with:

· Felony Possession Methamphetamine

· Felony Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana
· Felony Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine
· Felony Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule IV CS
· Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substance
· Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jones was released from the Henderson County Jail on a $57,500 secured bond.