Father, son face drug charges
SALISBURY — A father and son were charged Tuesday with marijuana possession after complaints came in to authorities about a lot of short-term traffic at their home.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said the complaints were for a home at 5440 U.S. 601, the home of Patrick Leffew and his son, Robert Lee Leffew.
Authorities were able to get a search warrant for the home, and Tuesday they found more than 90 grams of “high grade” marijuana, four rifles and one handgun.
They also found that Patrick Leffew was wanted for failure to appear in court in Randolph County.
Patrick Leffew, 49, was charged with maintaining a dwelling to keep, store and sell a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is still in the Rowan County jail under a $9,500 secured bond.
Robert Lee Leffew, 24, was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, felony maintaining a dwelling to keep, store and sell a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was given a $10,000 secured bond, but he has since posted his bond.