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Police charge two with marijuana possession

Police were called to a West Kerr Street home in reference to a drug complaint involving the people who live there. When police arrived the homeowner was across the street and saw officers surrounding his home. He gave police consent to search the home.
Claytonia Antoniatte Huff, 41, of the 100 block of Hawkins Avenue, is charged with misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon, felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule VI, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. She remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $3,000 secured bond.
Police also charged Troy Lee Leazer, 50, of the 600 block of West Kerr, with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia. He remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $2,500 secured bond.
A Salisbury Police Department report says officers asked Huff if she had any drugs on her, and she gave them a plastic bag with marijuana inside. Officers found a 22-caliber handgun inside the front pocket of her pajamas and a crack pipe inside the pocket of her hooded sweatshirt. Officers found more marijuana and a marijuana grinder inside a black purse, along with Huff’s identification.
Leazer told police he had marijuana inside his cargo pants. The two had a total of 26.6 grams of marijuana.
Leazer has been convicted of breaking and entering, shoplifting, drug possession, driving while impaired, larceny and driving while license revoked.
Huff has been convicted of a shoplifting, driving while impaired, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing, all of which are misdemeanors.
Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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