Crime

Man arrested on multiple drug charges at Wendell townhouse

Police in Wendell charged a man with felony possession of heroin, marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, a prescription stimulant and a prescription anti-anxiety drug after arresting him at a South Hollybrook Road townhouse.

Officers went to Aaron William Leach’s residence at 212 S. Hollybrook Road about 9:25 p.m., records showed.

In arrest warrants, they specified that they found 154 grams (about 5.4 ounces) of marijuana and 68 Alprazolam pills, the anti-depression medicine.

The warrants did not list quantities for the other substances.

Police also charged Leach with maintaining the rented townhouse as a place to keep and sell drugs.

Leach was booked into the Wake County Detention Center early Wednesday and was held there in lieu of $75,000 bail to wait for a court appearance later in the day.

Related stories from Raleigh News & Observer

  Comments