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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Friday August 5th, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Marion Man Charged with Numerous Drug Crimes

Detective David Jones with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office Community Impact Team charged 40-year-old Wesley Allen Thorpe with Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine and Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance.  A Magistrate set his bond at $50,000 secured.

On July 22nd, Detectives with the Community Impact Team assisted Probation Officers with a search of Thorpe’s camper where they found ¼ ounce of methamphetamine and cocaine.

McDowell County Sheriff's Office
593 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752

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