Police: Trio charged with cocaine possession

Published 12:40 am Wednesday, October 15, 2014

By Shavonne Potts

shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com

Authorities charged a trio with cocaine possession after receiving information and seizing .9 grams of crack cocaine from inside a vehicle.

A Salisbury Police officer stopped the tan Cadillac Friday just before 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of West Horah and Institute streets. Officers asked the occupants to step out of the vehicle and when one of them, a woman, stepped out, officers found the cocaine where she had been sitting.

The following face charges:

• Charles Anthony Everhart, 43, of the 300 block of Harrison Road, Salisbury, with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II. Everhart remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $15,000 secured bond. Everhart was convicted in July of misdemeanor resist, obstruct, delay an officer; two separate driving while impaired offenses, misdemeanor assault on a female, driving while license revoked, simple assault, cruelty to animals, as well as misdemeanor breaking and entering.

• Stephen Antwan Mashore, 35, of the 1600 block of Old Wilkesboro Road, Salisbury, with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II. Mashore has since been released from the county jail under a $5,000 secured bond. Mashore was convicted of driving while license revoked, driving while impaired, felony possession of schedule II, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, misdemeanor possession of schedule VI, disorderly conduct, felony possession with intent to sell a controlled substance.

• Dawn Antoinette Wright, 32, of the streets of Salisbury, with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II. She has since been released from Rowan County jail under a $5,000 bond. Wright was convicted of driving while impaired, driving while impaired, simple assault and child abuse, as well as assault and battery.

Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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