On June 13, 2014, Deputies from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense on US Hwy 421 at Toyota of Boone. A roadside investigation was conducted which culminated in a K9 search of the vehicle. Deputies seized 73 grams of Crack Cocaine, 12 grams of Marijuana, and 14 Xanax tablets.
Antwon Lee Randall Eldridge, 26, of 930 Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, was charged with Trafficking in Crack Cocaine by Possession, Trafficking in Crack Cocaine by Transport, PWISD Crack Cocaine, PWISD Schedule IV, Possession of Marijuana, and Fictitious Information to an Officer.
Eldridge was arrested and taken to the Watauga County Detention Facility in lieu of a $50,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in District Court on July 30, 2014.