Hamptonville, NC - Deputies with Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested a 61-year-old man for various drug-related charges.
Alvis Whitted, Jr. was arrested at Welborne's Motel on Rocky Branch Rd. Friday night. Officers said Whitted was apparently trying to flee from Wilkes County, where he was wanted for Trafficking In Opium/Heroin and Felony Maintaining A Drug Dwelling.
Deputies said they found Whitted with more than 10 grams of crack cocaine and $1,600 in cash. They seized a 1996 Lincoln Town Car along with gold jewelry coins and assorted drug paraphernalia.
He faces new charges including "Possession With Intent To Sell And Deliver A Scheduled II Controlled Substance, Felony Possession Of Cocaine, Maintain A Vehicle Drug Dwelling, Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Injury To Real Property.
Whitted has an active drug tax warrant exceeding $100,000.