Rockingham Co. man arrested for cocaine trafficking

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Howard Jerome Scales

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — An Eden man wanted for trafficking cocaine was arrested Thursday in Rockingham County.

Howard Jerome Scales, 26, of Eden, was served with an arrest warrant and placed in the Rockingham County Jail under a $150,000 secured bond.

Scales has court Feb. 15. He has been wanted by authorities since at least early September.