Five Davie County residents were arrested Tuesday after a search warrant led to the discovery of more than 75 guns, at least 12 types of drugs and possible stolen goods, according to the Davie County Sheriff’s Office.
After executing two search warrants on Duke Whitaker Road, officers found what they said were fentanyl, powdered heroin, black tar heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, Alprazolam, amphetamine, clonazepam, hydrocodone, morphine, escitalopram, oxymorphone, suboxone, drug paraphernalia and several unidentified powders thought to be crushed pharmaceutical narcotics.
In additions to the guns, investigators also seized body armor, lots of lawn-care equipment, tools, jewelry, cash, and coins believed to be stolen or gained through drug sales.
The search warrants were the culmination of a three-month investigation into narcotics trafficking and stolen property in Davie and surrounding counties.
- Steven Paul Potts, 27, of Lone Hickory Road in Yadkinville, charged with conspiring to traffic methamphetamine.
- Caleb McCorkle, 18, of Duke Whitaker Road, charged with felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances.
- Johnathon “Buddy” Gray White, 19, of Duke Whitaker Road, charged with felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances.
- Amy Hopkins, 30, of Duke Whitaker Road, charged with felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances.
- An unidentified 16-year-old girl, who was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia
- at the residence
There is an outstanding warrant for Paul “Snoopy” Michael Potts, 43, of Duke Whitaker Road on charges of trafficking in heroin, conspiring to sell methamphetamine, five counts of delivering or accepting a blank or open title, and felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances. More charges related to stolen property and narcotics violations are expected for him.
There also is an active warrant for Jeffery Kent Potts, 31, of Duke Whitaker Road for conspiracy to sell methamphetamine.