Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields says a 63-year-old man was arrested following a search in Vass.

Thomas Shields, of Vass, is accused of possessing drugs with the intent to sell.

According to a press release from Fields, deputies presented a search warrant on Feb. 15 in the 500 block of J. Burns Road after a drug investigation.

“During the investigation, Deputies located crack cocaine, marijuana, items of drug paraphernalia, and items of marijuana paraphernalia,” said Fields.

Shields was arrested on charges of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substances, simple possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and resisting a public officer.

The suspect’s secured bond was set at $43,500. He is due in court on Feb. 22 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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