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Police blotter: Salisbury man charged with cocaine possession during traffic stop

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with cocaine possession during a traffic stop after authorities received a tip from an informant.

Nekhent Supreme Ali, 36, of the 500 block of East Cemetery Street, was charged Saturday with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance Schedule II and felony maintaining a vehicle for dealing in controlled substances.

Ali, also known as William Sean Perry, was stopped Saturday at Reeves and Hayden streets. Police said he gave the officer consent to search his vehicle and the officer found a 1 gram of crack rock in the front driver’s seat.

Ali has since been released under a $10,000 secured bond.

In other Salisbury police reports:

• A man reported Friday that someone stole bicycles from outside his home between Jan. 31 and Friday in the 1400 block of Parkview Circle.

• A woman on Friday reported a vehicle theft from the Salisbury Station Event Center, 180 Depot St.

• A man reported on Saturday that someone took a chainsaw from the bed of his pickup that was parked at Lowe’s Home Improvement, 207 Faith Road.

 

 

 

Contact reporter Shavonne Walker at 704-797-4253.

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