More than 34 pounds of marijuana seized in Whitsett
WHITSETT, N.C. — Gibsonville, Elon and Elon campus police arrested two men following the seizure of more 34 pounds of marijuana and more than $53,000 in cash on Monday.
The drugs and money were seized from a residence located in the 500-block of Hawthorne Ridge Drive.
The joint operation conducted by the three departments resulted in the arrests of Vincent Lamar Atwater, of Whitsett, and James Rotan-Lenoir Hairston, of Hillsborough.
According to Gibsonville police, both men face charges including level one trafficking of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell/deliver, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances, manufacturing marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a concealed firearm violation.
Atwater was issued a $15,000 secured bond. Hairston was issued a $5,000 secured bond.
Both men were placed in the Guilford County Jail.