Deputies: Man Facing Cocaine Trafficking Charge After Catawba County Search Warrant

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A man is facing multiple charges, including trafficking in cocaine, after a search warrant was conducted at a Catawba home Tuesday, authorities say.

Narcotics investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and Hickory Police Department conducted the search warrant on Tevin Wilfong’s residence.

Investigators seized 131.78 grams of cocaine, 1.58 pounds of marijuana, $3,177 in cash, a .45 caliber handgun, ten dosage units of Xanax, six dosage units of Clonazepam and two digital scales with cocaine during the search.

Wilfong was arrested and has been charged with trafficking in cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for the purposes of manufacturing, selling or delivering controlled substances, maintaining a vehicle for the purposes of manufacturing, selling or delivering controlled substances, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver schedule VI controlled substances, two counts of possession of schedule IV controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to deputies.

“We appreciate the assistance of Hickory Police Department in this investigation,” Catawba County Sheriff Donald Brown. “Together we are making a major impact on drug traffickers operating in Catawba County.”