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Two area men arrested on drug, firearm and breaking and entering offenses

A Salisbury man was placed under $250,000 secured bond Tuesday after being charged with drug, firearm and breaking and entering offenses.
Aaron Dominique Wilks, 21, of 800 N. Church St., is scheduled for a first-appearance hearing in Rowan County District Court Thursday, according to arrest reports.
Wilks was charged with two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and/or deliver controlled substances (4.2 grams of cocaine and 32 tablets of Klonopin); possession of a stolen Sturm Ruger .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and breaking into a building owned by Linda Whitaker of North Main Street, the reports said.
The offenses occurred on Tuesday, according to reports. Officer D.R. Dyles of the Salisbury Police Department was the arresting officer.
Wilks was previously convicted of an Oct. 6, 2006 felony common-law robbery Oct. 29, 2007 and sentenced to 12 to 15 months in prison, according to arrest reports.
Also arrested for breaking into the building owned by Linda Whitaker was John Christopher Hyde Jr., of 350 Geter Road, Woodleaf. Hyde, 20, was placed under $100,000 secured bond pending a first-appearance hearing Thursday, according to arrest reports.
He was also charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. He had been previously convicted of a July 11, 2007 felony breaking and entering on April 8 and sentenced to six to eight months. He was placed on supervised probation for 30 months. Hyde was found in possession of a Cobra .380-caliber semi-automatic pistol, the report said.
He was also arrested by Officer Dr. R. Dyles of the Salisbury Police Department.

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