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Posted on: January 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Two Virginia men charged with Felony drug crimes.

Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Tuesday, January 29, 2020, Deputy M. Hicks with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team conducted a traffic stop on a Lincoln sport utility vehicle with Virginia Registration Plates at Mile Marker 65 on Interstate 77 Northbound for a traffic violation.

After stopping the vehicle Deputy Hicks approached the vehicle and spoke with the two men inside. They told Deputy Hicks they were traveling from Charlotte to Roanoke Virginia.

While speaking with the males Hicks smelled the odor of marijuana emitting from the passenger area of the vehicle.

Hicks and other deputies then conducted a probable search of the vehicle. Upon searching, deputies located approximately 3 pounds of hydroponic marijuana which was hidden in a duffel bag rear cargo area of the vehicle.

As a result of the located marijuana, Deon Nayshawn Taylor, and Trevon Lorenzo Dixon, both from Roanoke Virginia were arrested. They were taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where they were each charged with: Felony Possession of Marijuana, and Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana. Magistrate D. Chambers issued each defendant a 15,000.00 dollar secured bond on these charges.

Deon Nayshawn Taylor, 30 Years Old

1615 Moorman Avenue Northwest

Roanoke, Virginia


Trevon Lorenzo Dixon, 26 Years Old

4013 Wyoming Avenue

Roanoke, Virginia



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