Thomasville man charged with making methamphetamine in home

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William Anthony Stewart

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Thomasville man is facing multiple drug charges after deputies say they found a meth lab in his home last week.

On Feb. 19, detectives with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics unit, agents with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Public Safety conducted a joint drug investigation at the home of William Anthony Stewart.

While searching Stewart’s home, located at 6522 Midway School Road, officials found items used to produce methamphetamine.

Detectives seized two 1.5 grams of meth, multiple clear plastic bags, straws and digital scales.

Stewart, 34, was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine precursors, possession with the intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is being held in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond. Stewart is expected to appear in court on March 31.