Chatham County

Heroin, cocaine, guns and cash seized at house in Chatham County

A jail door.
A jail door. Fresno Bee Staff Photo

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people and seized heroin and other drugs, two guns and cash from a house last week.

After searching the house at 316 Vickers Road, Chapel Hill, in northern Chatham on Thursday, deputies seized 19.5 grams (0.69 ounces) of heroin, 6.3 grams (0.22 ounce) of cocaine, marijuana, oxycodone, amphetamine and suboxone strips, 2 guns and $1,424.

Joshua Murice Patterson
Joshua Patterson. Courtesy of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.

Joshua Patterson, 25, Megan Perez, 23, and Desmond Patterson, 51, all of 316 Vickers Road, have been charged with felony drug-related charges, said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sara Pack.

Joshua Patterson was charged with felony trafficking of heroin, felony conspiracy to traffic heroin, possession with the intent to sell or deliver heroin, possession with the intent to sell or deliver cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was being held at the Chatham County jail in lieu of $180,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on Oct. 23.

Megan Amber Perez
Megan Perez. Courtesy of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.

Perez is charged felony trafficking of heroin, felony conspiracy to traffic heroin, possession with the intent to sell or deliver heroin, possession with the intent to sell or deliver cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was being held at the Chatham County jail in lieu of $192,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on Oct. 23.

Desmond Patterson
Desmond Patterson. Courtesy of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.

Desmond Patterson was charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a Schedule III controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was being held at the Chatham County jail in lieu of $15,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on Oct. 23.

Colin Warren-Hicks: 919-419-6636, @CWarrenHicks

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