Graham man accused of child abuse, delivering controlled substance to minor
GRAHAM, N.C. — A Graham man was arrested Sunday and is facing multiple charges, including child abuse and delivering a controlled substance to a minor less than 13, according to an Alamance County Sheriff’s Office news release.
John Benjamin Wolverton III, 51, of Graham, was arrested and charged after deputies got a call on Sunday at 2:55 a.m. from the Alamance Regional Medical Center reporting a juvenile under the influence of an unknown substance.
During the investigation, probable cause was developed and charges were filed for sell or deliver a controlled substance to a minor less than 13 and misdemeanor child abuse
A search warrant was then obtained for a residence in southern Alamance County and investigators searched 1501 Bentwood Drive in Graham.
During the search, a .22 caliber SLLR pistol was found in Wolverton’s bedroom.
Since he is a convicted felon, he was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.
He was taken to the Alamance County jail and given a $100,000 bond.
The case is still being investigated and additional charges are possible.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Special Victims Unit at (336) 570-6300.