Raleigh police lodge drug, gun charges against Cary businessman

From staff reportsDecember 20, 2012 

Joseph Allen Bass

WAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

— One of the managing partners of a remodeling company was arrested at his home in Cary Wednesday night by Raleigh police, who charged him with having almost two pounds of marijuana and a stolen handgun.

Arrest warrants show that Joseph Allen Bass, 36, of 113 Rock Pointe Lane was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell or distribute it, possession of a stolen .45-caliber Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol, maintaining the house as a place to keep or sell drugs – all felonies – and with misdemeanor simple possession of the drug.

Police wrote that Bass, whom they arrested at 11 p.m., had approximately 900 grams of marijuana, which is equivalent to 1.98 pounds.

Bass is listed on an arrest report as the owner of My Guys Remodeling and on the company’s website as a managing partner.

Bass’s total bond on all the charges was set at $9,500.

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