Weldon Jackson,who was named in a three-count federal drug indictment, will have his detention hearing in Raleigh Monday.
Court documents show the 52-year-old Weldon man appeared before Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers II Wednesday and was advised of his rights, charges and maximum punishments.
The government moved for detention and Jackson was remanded to United States Marshal Service custody pending the 10:30 a.m. detention hearing Monday before Magistrate Judge James E. Gates.
Court records also show Jackson is scheduled for arraignment in Wilmington on May 18 before District Judge Richard E. Myers II.
Jackson was turned over to United States marshals Wednesday after his arrest Tuesday on a federal narcotics warrant.
On March 5 he was named in a three-count federal indictment which charges him with the following:
On or about April 17, 2019, in the Eastern District of North Carolina, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of heroin, a quantity of cocaine base and a quantity of marijuana.
On or about April 17, 2019, in the Eastern District of North Carolina, the defendant did knowingly possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
On or about April 17, 2019, in the Eastern District of North Carolina, the defendant, knowing he had previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed a firearm.