Police raid two Mildred Avenue homes, seize drugs, weapons and cash

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Salisbury Police investigators raided two Salisbury homes Wednesday morning and seized drugs, weapons and cash.
Three people were charged during the incident.
The Salisbury Police Narcotics Unit with the assistance of the Special Response Unit executed drug search warrants at 411 Mildred Ave. and 317 Mildred Ave. simultaneously, authorities said in a news release.
Investigators seized 7.5 grams of marijuana, digital scales, $2,965 and two handguns, one of which was stolen.
Police charged Edward Lee Lyerly, 32, of 411 Mildred Ave., with possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule VI (marijuana), possession of a stolen firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession of a firearm by felon. He was issued a secured $50,000 bond. Police also charged Tyrika Denise Jackson, 29, of 411 Mildred Ave., with possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule VI (marijuana), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a stolen firearm. She was issued a secured $10,000 bond.
The second search warrant was served at 317 Mildred Ave., where investigators seized 1.4 grams of powder cocaine, three grams of crack cocaine, one gram of marijuana, multiple smoking devices and $400.
Police charged Douglas Young, 34, of 317 Mildred Ave., with possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II (cocaine), possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of schedule VI (marijuana). He was issued a $10,000 bond and has since been released from the Rowan County jail.
Investigators say this isn’t the first time they raided Lyerly’s home and charged him with similar drug charges.
Lyerly has pending 2013 charges of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver drugs, and resisting arrest. Beginning in 2002, Lyerly was convicted of larceny, drug possession and possession of a firearm by felon. He has since been released from the Rowan County Detention Center.
Jackson has since been released from the county jail. She was convicted of a misdemeanor driving infraction in 2008.
Young was convicted in 2001 with drug possession, selling drugs in 2006 and again in May 2013. He was currently on three years of probation.

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