Man arrested on several drug charges after search warrant in Roanoke Rapids


A man has been arrested on several drug charges after authorities conducted a search warrant in Roanoke Rapids.

Kevin Macias, 22, of Roanoke Rapids, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling place for a controlled substance, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office along with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department Criminal Investigation Divisions conducted a search warrant at a residence located in the 2400 block of West Tenth Street.

Investigators said they found 77 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, and fold top sandwich bags in the residence.

The Investigators contacted the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and arrested Macias.

He was released on an $8,000 bond.

Macias is scheduled to make a court appearance on August 18.

The police seized other items from the residence and the case is still under investigation. 

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