Half a pound of heroin, nearly half a pound of psilocybin mushrooms seized in search of High Point home


Tariq K. Woods

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man is facing several charges following the search of a home, according to a news release from High Point police.

High Point police said they came in contact with, Tariq K. Woods, 24, during a “field contact” in front of 518 Ellwood Drive on Wednesday around 4:15 p.m.

Officers smelled marijuana and Woods admitted to having a marijuana cigarette and gave it to officers.

Officers obtained a search warrant for 518 Ellwood Drive and subsequently seized 227 grams (0.5 pounds) of heroin, 27 grams of ecstasy and 217 grams (0.48 pounds) of psilocybin mushrooms. A handgun that was stolen out of Greensboro was recovered as well.

Woods was charged with:

  • two counts of felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substance
  • one felony count of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance (heroin, schedule I)
  • felony sell/deliver within 1000 feet of a school or day care
  • felony trafficking heroin
  • felony possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, deliver controlled substance (ecstasy, schedule I)
  • felony sell or deliver controlled substance (schedule VI)
  • felony maintain dwelling/vehicle for controlled substance
  • felony possession of stolen firearm
  • misdemeanor marijuana paraphernalia

Woods is being held in the High Point jail under a $1 million secured bond.

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