A Troutman man previously convicted of assaulting a police officer has been arrested for drug possession and probation violations, among other charges.
On July 23, Jeffrey Daniel Stewart, 27, of Pine State Road, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a felon and three counts of probation violation. He was also charged with misdemeanor maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, warrants indicate.
Stewart received a $100,000 secured bond when appearing before a magistrate. Stewart bonded out the day after his arrest, documents show.
On July 23, a Mooresville police officer saw a vehicle associated with Stewart and conducted a traffic stop, Maj. Ron Chilton said. Warrants said Stewart was the driver of a Dodge Durango.
An investigation of the vehicle found 22 grams of methamphetamine and plastic baggies used to contain the drug, warrants state.
Officers also found a gun in the vehicle. As a felon, Stewart is prohibited from owning a firearm under North Carolina law.
This isn’t his first run in with MPD.
On May 14, 2019, Stewart was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon against a government official after attempting to run over a police officer. No one was injured in the incident.