A 50-year-old Roanoke Rapids man faces numerous drug charges following the execution of a search warrant Thursday afternoon.
Lieutenant Shane Guyant of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said Katoe Harris Sr. was at the residence in the 1300 block of Virginia Avenue when the narcotics division, Hazardous Entry and Arrest Team and the Roanoke Rapids Police Department served the warrant based on an investigation.
A search of the residence by deputies and a canine yielded multiple bags of cocaine, bags of amphetamine, Xanax, Focalin, suboxone strips, and approximately $11,100 in currency.
Four firearms were also located inside the residence.
Harris, who received a $100,000 bond and January 26 court date, faces the following counts:
Felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine
Felony possession of cocaine
Felony possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II
Felony possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule III
Felony possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule IV
Felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances
Felony possession of marijuana
Felony possession of a firearm by a felon
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Harris was convicted in Halifax County Superior Court in 1993 for common law robbery. This felony prevents him from owning or possessing a firearm.
Those in the area with information on drug dealing can get paid by offering anonymous tips to Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 or online at this link