The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office recently wrapped up an extensive joint investigation that resulted in multiple drug charges, according to a news release.

On Wednesday, deputies searched the home of Nathan Jud Griffin, 41, of Salisbury based on a seven-month long investigation conducted by the sheriff’s office and Salisbury Police Department, authorities stated.

Deputies said they received information about Griffin distributing cocaine from the home and seized 24 grams of cocaine, quantities of marijuana wax, psilocybin mushrooms and two .22 rifles during the search.

He was charged with four counts of possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine, one count of maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, one count of possession of firearm by felon, one count of possession of psilocybin, one count of manufacturing marijuana wax and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Griffin received a $30,000 secured bond. He has previous convictions for felony possession of marijuana and possession of firearm by felon.

Deputies said the investigation is ongoing and will be submitted for review by the United States Attorney’s Office in Greensboro for possible federal prosecution. 

Griffin was scheduled for his first appearance in court Friday.     

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