Blotter: Two arrested for drugs, child abuse

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 4, 2020

SALISBURY — An East Spencer man and a Salisbury woman were arrested Friday for possessing drugs in the same place where two kids were living.

Kelvin Leon Jennings, 51, was charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule one controlled substance, felony possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor child abuse.

Sharon Elizabeth Ervin, 38, was charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule two controlled substance, misdemeanor child abuse and second-degree trespassing for being on the premises of Salisbury Housing Authority at 609 E. Bank St.

Warrants said Jennings allegedly had 14 pills, or 2.7 grams, of MDMA and a .32 caliber handgun.

Ervin had 3.6 grams, or eight dosages, of oxycodone.

According to Jennings’ and Ervin’s arrest report, two kids were living in a condition where illegal narcotics were possessed and distributed along with a loaded firearm that was left out and unsecured.

Jennings is being held under a $70,000 secured bond. Ervin is being held under a $50,000 bond.

Other weekend arrests:

  • Tanner Patrick Watson, 23, of Salisbury, was charged by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while impaired on Saturday. Officers found Watson with cut straws with residue, plastic baggies with white powder residue and tie-off tourniquet. He is being held under a $2,000 secured bond.
  • Derrick James Daniel, 42, of Salisbury, was charged by Salisbury police on Saturday with misdemeanor assault on a female and felony assault by strangulation. According to the arrest report, Daniel punched the victim’s face with a closed fist, pushed her down stairs and placed a hand around the victim’s neck, leaving red marks and a scratch. He does not have a bond due to the domestic nature of the case.
  • Jevertte Leland Beane, 30, of Rockwell, was charged by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Saturday with misdemeanor child abuse, driving while impaired, operating vehicle with no insurance and driving with her license revoked. Beane was pulled over for driving while impaired with three kids in the car. She was given a written promise to appear.
  • Heather Nicole Adams, 31, of Rockwell, was charged on Friday by the Salisbury Police Department with felony possession of meth, misdemeanor shoplifting and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the arrest report, she stole light bulbs, a bra, earrings, women’s athletic shoes and hosiery from Walmart. She was also found with plastic tube containers. She was given a written promise to appear.
  • Anari Tykwarsia Woods, 19, of Statesville, was charged by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Friday with misdemeanor resisting a public officer. The arrest report stated Woods failed to follow instructions and fought with a Rowan County Detention Center officer while attempting to conduct a strip search.
  • Kenyaata Evans Thompson, 26, of Asheville, was charged Friday by Rowan County sheriff’s with felony interference with a jail or prison fire system. The arrest report stated Thompson activated a fire extinguishing system by damaging a sprinkler head. He was previously jailed for breaking and entering, larceny and failure to stay at home on April 9. He is under a $3,500 secured bond.
  • Theodore Eugene Kale, 60, of Salisbury, was charged Friday by Salisbury police with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest report stated he had cocaine, two crack pipes, a silver spoon with residue and a clear vile with residue. He was given a written promise to appear.

 

  • Devon C. Ellis, 22, of Kannapolis, was charged Friday by Kannapolis police with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance, misdemeanor carrying a concealed gun and misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

 

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