Man charged with drug trafficking

Published 12:08 am Monday, February 29, 2016

A Salisbury man has been charge with trafficking in heroin and opiates after a Salisbury police investigation which began in September 2015.

Levi Dwayne Pruitt, 41, of 1911 Calvin Ave., was charged Friday with selling controlled substances and possession of heroin and opiates.

According to warrants, Pruitt sold heroin or opiates to a confidential informant on multiple occasions in 2015. Warrants state that on Sept. 24, 2015, Pruitt allegedly sold .4 grams of crack cocaine to an informant. On Oct. 18, 2015, Pruitt allegedly sold 3 grams; 1.8 grams on Nov. 12, and .4 grams on Nov. 18, 2015.

Reports say Pruitt also sold the same informant “more than 4 grams but less than 14 grams” of opiates on Nov. 19, at the same time Pruitt is charged with having more than 4 grams but less than 14 grams in his possession.

According to warrants, Pruitt was in possession of cocaine at the time of arrest.

Pruitt was charged with possession with intent to make, sell or distribute a schedule II controlled substance, selling a schedule II controlled substance, two counts of trafficking in opium or heroin and felony possession of cocaine. He was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.

Pruitt was previously charged with willful and wanton injury to real property, common law robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and breaking and entering.