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Timothy Jack Tower. Photo courtesy of Watauga County Sheriff's Office.

Originally published: 2012-11-28 09:34:47
Last modified: 2012-11-28 09:38:31

Sugar Grove man arrested on drug charges

Watauga County sheriff's deputies arrested a Sugar Grove man Nov. 23 for drug trafficking and other charges.

The charges stem from a search conducted Nov. 6 by detectives in the Special Operations Division.

Timothy Jack Tower, 32, of 733 Old U.S. 421 was charged with trafficking in opium/heroin by possession, two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, sale or deliver of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park or school, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tower was held at the Watauga Detention Center in lieu of a $75,500 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 18.