Two City Men Arrested for Cocaine



On Friday August 21st 2015 Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics agents arrested
Martin Gonzalez-Valencia, age 41, of 220 Simmons Street Sanford and Luis Fernando Castellanos,  age 24,  of 106 South Fourth Street Sanford. 

Martin Gonzalez-Valencia
Both Gonzalez-Valencia and Castellanos were engaged in an illegal drug transaction at the time of their arrest. Gonzalez-Valencia was found in possession of 4.8 grams of powder form Cocaine and Castellanos was found in possession of 1 gram of powder form Cocaine. 


Gonzalez-Valencia was charged with sell and deliver Cocaine, possession with the intent to sell and deliver Cocaine, felony maintaining a vehicle for the storage and sells of an illegal controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 


Luis Castellanos
Castellanos was charged with felony possession of Cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Gonzalez-Valencia was jailed under a $30,000.00 secured bond, and Castellanos was jailed under a $2,500.00 secured bond.

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White Tail Lane Man Arrested with 22 Marijuana Plants



On Tuesday August 18th 2015 Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics agents arrested Teddy Wesley Petree, age 46, of 56 White Tail Lane Sanford. 

Petree was arrested after agents discovered 22 marijuana plants growing on Petree’s property.

Petree was charged with 1 count of manufacturing Marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Petree was jailed under a $10,000.00 secured bond.

Oak Hollow Lane Woman Arrested For Drugs

  
8/14/2015 Lee County Sheriff’s Narcotics Agents arrested Stephanie Salgado of 230 Oak Hollow Lane Sanford NC 27330 for Possession with intent to sell and deliver Oxycodone, and paraphernalia. Stephanie Salgado was jailed under a $2,000.00 Secured bond.

Hawkins Ave Man Arrested For Heroin

   08/14/2015 Lee County Sheriff’s Narcotics Agents arrested Thomas Caviness South of 3349 Hawkins Avenue Sanford NC 27330 for Possession of Heroin, Possession with intent to sell and deliver Heroin, maintaining a Dwelling Place to Store Drugs, and paraphernalia. Thomas Caviness South was jailed under a   $150,000.00 Secured bond.