Man facing 13 charges after traffic stop in West End

A 51-year-old man from Aberdeen was placed at the Moore County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond issued by Magistrate Swanson after being arrested on 13 charges on Friday.

According to a statement by Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields on Monday, Patrick Hill is facing charges of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substances, possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of non-tax paid liquor, possession of firearm by felon, possession of weapon of mass destruction, resisting a public officer, and no tag light.

“Deputies with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 6900 block of NC Highway 211 in West End,” said Fields. “During the traffic stop, Deputies conducted a search of the vehicle. As a result of the search, Deputies located methamphetamine, marijuana, non-tax paid liquor, 2 firearms, items of drug paraphernalia, and items of marijuana paraphernalia.”

Hill is expected in court on Sept. 22 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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