Lexington Man Facing Multiple Drug Charges

10:12 AM, May 2, 2013   |    comments
Myless Hooper Jr. (DCSO)
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Lexington, NC-- A man in Davidson County is facing serious drug charges after he allegedly sold drugs to an undercover officer.

Officers with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office Vice/Narcotics Unit arrested Myless R. Hooper Jr., of Lexington, after he sold an undercover detective 50 Dilaudid pills and 74 Hydrocodone pills.

As part of the investigation detectives conducted a search of Hooper's house on Enterprise Road. During that search, officers seized $5,600 in cash, two firearms and items of drug paraphernalia. The seized pills have an estimated street value of $2300.00, investigators say.

Myless Hooper Jr. was charged with:

  • Trafficking Opium / Heroin by possession
  • Trafficking Opium / Heroin by transportation
  • Maintain a vehicle to keep a controlled substance
  • Possess with intent to sell a schedule III controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possess a firearm by a convicted felon

Hooper was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $100,000.00 secured bond.

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