Salisbury man faces numerous charges after traffic stop

Published 3:21 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2020

A Salisbury man was arrested following a traffic stop on Salisbury Highway in Statesville on Feb. 8.

According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant W. Line with the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team conducted the traffic stop. When he approached the vehicle, Line noticed an open alcoholic beverage in the floorboard under the front seat passenger’s legs.  

A search was conducted of the vehicle and deputies found crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a loaded 9 mm pistol in the possession of the front seat passenger.

The passenger was identified as Terry Isaac Brown Jr. of the 700 block of South Ellis Street in Salisbury. When running his criminal history, deputies learned Brown had an unserved warrant for his arrest for assault on a female. The records check also revealed Brown is a convicted felon.  

Brown, 36, was arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center, where he was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, felony possession of cocaine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brown was taken before Magistrate S. Nicholson who issued a $35,000 secured bond on the charges.  Brown also received a no bond on the assault on female warrant.     

Brown’s criminal history includes felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, six counts of misdemeanor second-degree trespassing, five counts of misdemeanor resisting a public officer, misdemeanor assault on a female, two counts of disorderly conduct, misdemeanor breaking and entering, DWI Level 3, misdemeanor larceny, two counts of misdemeanor possession of marijuana, felony larceny from a person, and multiple driving related charges.