Lenoir County man arrested on 16 cocaine charges

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office says a La Grange man is behind bars on 16 cocaine charges.

Detectives arrested 54-year-old Deon Gardner and charged him with four counts of possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, four counts of conspiring to sell and/or deliver cocaine, four counts of selling and/or delivering cocaine, three counts of trafficking cocaine, and one count of conspiring to traffic in cocaine.

Gardner was placed in the Lenoir County Jail under a secured bond.