GATES COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Gates County, North Carolina, authorities say a Suffolk man has been arrested after allegedly supplying heroin and cocaine to folks in Gates County.
The Gates County Sheriff’s Workplace carried out a joint operation with the Suffolk Police Division on Wednesday to arrest 48-year-old Rodney Cortes Chesson and serve a number of search warrants.
The operation was a part of a long-term investigation into unlawful narcotics.
Chesson was arrested Wednesday on a number of warrants for possession with the intent to distribute heroin.
Authorities stated Chesson was allegedly discovered to be in possession of a “giant amount” of heroin and cocaine when he exited his place of employment, which is when he was arrested.
Search warrants for his automobile and residential additionally turned up one other “giant amount” of heroin and paraphernalia. Authorities stated what they discovered was indicative of large-scale drug distribution.
Authorities stated they consider Chesson has been a continued and fixed supply of provide of heroin and cocaine in Gates County.
Chesson is charged with “quite a few” felony drug-related expenses in Suffolk as nicely. He was taken to the Western Tidewater Regional Jail, the place he’s being held with out bond.
There, he awaits extradition to North Carolina.
Extra expenses could also be forthcoming, the Gates County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.