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Five charged with multiple drug felonies in East Flat Rock bust

The Henderson County Drug Task Force with assistance from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, and Henderson County and Transylvania County SWAT Teams arrested five people on multiple drug felonies after excuting simultaneous search warrants at homes on Lamplighter Lane and Madison Claire Avenue in East Flat Rock.

Detectives seized a firearm, ammunition, methamphetamine, marijuana, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia. After execution of the search warrant, detectives arrested the following individuals:

Benjamin Howard Tweed, 47, of Madison Claire Ave in East Flat Rock:
-Felony aid and abet possession of a firearm by felon
-Misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce
-Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia
-Misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia
-Tweed was released after posting a $6,700 secured bond.


Jennifer Susan Wilson, 35, of Madison Claire Ave in East Flat Rock:
- Felony possession of a firearm by felon
- Misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce
- Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia
- Misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia
Wilson remains incarcerated in the Henderson County Jail under a $16,700 secured bond.


Amanda Blackwell Duncan, 42, of Lamplighter Lane in East Flat Rock:
- Felony maintain a vehicle/dwelling for the purpose of keeping or selling a controlled substance
Duncan was released after posting a $6,000 secured bond.


Jonathon Michael Ervin, 32, of Sleepy Gap Rd in Arden:
- Felony possession of methamphetamine
- Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia
Ervin was released after posting a $6,500 secured bond.


Allison Kristine Whipple, 30, of Lamplighter Lane in East Flat Rock:
- Felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver methamphetamine
Whipple was released after posting a $12,000 secured bond.

Sheriff Lowell Griffin encourages members of the community to report drug related information to (828) 694-2954.