China Grove man faces drug charges

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 21, 2011

One man has been charged following complaints that crack cocaine was being sold in the area.
Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged Thomas Murdock following a search of his home.
On Friday, detectives with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit got and served a search warrant at 145 McCleave Road, China Grove, near Landis.
During the search following the raid, investigators discovered 2.6 grams of crack cocaine and assorted items of drug paraphernalia. As a result, detectives charged 53- year-old Thomas Murdock with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, felony maintaining a dwelling to keep, store and sell controlled substances, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Murdock was jailed under a $10,000 bond.