Couple face felony drug charges after police raid at Shaver Street home

Published 10:50 am Friday, February 13, 2015

A Salisbury couple were charged Thursday after police raided their South Shaver Street home. Investigators seized cash, marijuana, bullet shells and drug paraphernalia.

Salisbury Police charged Telvin Maurice Morgan, 23, and Latoya Sherrell Bost, 28, both of the 300 block of South Shaver Street, each with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule VI, misdemeanor maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances, felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance schedule VI, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bost has since been released from the Rowan County jail under a $10,000 secured bond, and Morgan remains in the jail under a $10,000 secured bond.

Police seized 134 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, seven .22-caliber bullets, 16 12-guage shotgun shells, a piece of paper with marijuana inside, two cell phones, $452 in cash and sandwich bags. The drugs were found in a shoe box in a bedroom closet.

Bost has previously been convicted of communicating threats, assault on a female and simple assault, all of which are misdemeanors.

Melvin is currently on probation following a November conviction for possession of drug paraphernalia, discharging a firearm into an occupied property, carrying a concealed weapon and communicating threats.

He’s also been convicted of disorderly conduct, assault and battery, and simple assault.

The raid was conducted Thursday around 1 p.m. Police also conducted a raid around the same time at a South Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue home.

Contact reporter Shavonne Walker at 704-797-4253.