McCleave Road man charged after raid

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 19, 2011

Detectives with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit raided a China Grove residence Friday where they arrested a man for drug possession.
Thomas Keith Murdock, 53, of 145 McCleave Road, was charged with felony possession with the intent to sell and deliver cocaine; felony maintaining a dwelling to keep, store and sell controlled substances and misdemeanor possession drug paraphernalia.
The search warrant was the result of an investigation into complaints about the occupants, a statement said.
During the search following the raid investigators discovered 2.6 grams of crack cocaine and assorted items of drug paraphernalia including plastic baggies and digital scales, according to the arrest warrant.
Murdock was given a $10,000 bond and has since been released from the Rowan Detention Center.