Narcotics arrests net methadone, handgun

Chief K. L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department Narcotics Unit performed a vehicle stop at the 900 block of South Carolina Avenue.

A vehicle search was performed. The search resulted in the seizure of methadone pills and a .40 caliber handgun. The driver, James Dixon was arrested for possession of the pills.

After an investigation by the Narcotics Unit based on complaints from concerned citizens, a second arrest was made. The suspect of the second arrest, Thomas Weaver, was charged with the sale of illegal prescription medication.

The investigation is continuing and more arrests are pending.

James Dixon 08-13-10
James Dixon

James Dalton Dixon, 37
334 Daniel Boone Trail
Henderson North Caorlina
Charges: Possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule II substance, maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance
Bond: $5,000
Court date: August 16, 2010

Thomas Weaver 08-13-10
Thomas Weaver

Thomas Lee Weaver aka “Tommy”, 66
427 Cedar Street
Henderson, North Carolina
Charges: Sale and delivery of a Schedule II substance
Bond: $20,000
Court date: September 20, 2010