Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 06/08/2016, Sgt. R. Sherrill with the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team (ACE) came into contact with Nelson Wayne Oxendine while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked at the Antiques and More store located at 4239 Taylorsville Highway. During the investigation, a search of Oxendine’s person was conducted. During the search, Oxendine was found to be in possession of several Oxycodone and Alprazolam prescription pills along with Heroin.
Oxendine was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Opiates, Felony possession of Heroin, Felony Maintaining a vehicle for the sale of a controlled substance, Possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Oxendine was taken before an Iredell County Magistrate where he received a $300,000.00 secured bond and was confined to the Iredell County Jail.