Salisbury: Jerry Hawthorne Busted Wednesday Afternoon at Sheetz on S. Jake Alexander Blvd. for Alleged Drug and Firearm Charges

Posted on July 20, 2017



RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Jerry Lorenzo Hawthorne, 35, a felon living on 205 Ferndale Drive, was arrested Wednesday afternoon during an undercover operation conducted in Sheetz’s parking lot at 1520 S. Jake Alexander Blvd.  Hawthorne, over a period of time, had allegedly participated in a number of undercover sales.

Hawthorne, long associated with Guilford crime, moved into to Salisbury’s wide-open criminal vortex.  At 1:46 p.m. Hawthorne was handcuffed after he allegedly asked a Salisbury undercover officer about purchasing a firearm.  Abruptly officers converged on the startled Hawthorne who allegedly was selling heroin, morphine, meth, promethazine with codeine, and ecstasy.

Jerry Lorenzo Hawthorne:

Charge Manifest for Jerry Lorenzo Hawthorne:

Hawthorne’s was charged with weapons possession by a felon of firearms etc. prohibited (felony), 4 counts of sell/deliver control substance schedule I (felony), 4 counts of possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver control substance schedule I (felony), 4 counts of sell/deliver control substance schedule II (felony), 2 counts of possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver controlled substance schedule II (felony), and possession of control substance schedule V (misdemeanor).

Under a secured $200,000 bond, Hawthorne is being held in the Rowan County Detention Center.  His first court appearance will be on Friday July 21st.

Jerry Lorenzo Hawthorne’s Previous Record:

http://webapps6.doc.state.nc.us/opi/viewoffender.do?method=view&offenderID=0747424&searchLastName=Hawthorne&searchFirstName=Jerry&searchMiddleName=L&listurl=pagelistoffendersearchresults&listpage=1

Sheetz, 1520 S. Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, N.C.:

Location Sheetz, 1520 S. Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, N.C.:

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