2 face drug, gun charges after Tuesday stop

Published 10:19 am Thursday, September 28, 2023

Two Mocksville residents were arrested for marijuana possession and on gun charges after their vehicle was stopped at Sheetz on Yadkinville Road in Mocksville Tuesday evening.

While searching the vehicle after the 7:30 p.m. stop, Davie Sheriff’s deputies discovered two concealed guns, multiple loaded ammunition magazines, and several plastic baggies containing marijuana, reported Sheriff J.D. Hartman.

The driver of the vehicle was Asuncion Robert Martinez, 21, of Shady Knoll Lane, and Nichole Lindsy Adkins, 23, of Martin Luther King Jr. Road, was a front seat passenger.

Deputies and narcotics investigators then received a search warrant for a room at the Scottish Inn on Yadkinville Road, where more marijuana, packaging for THC vape cartridges, another gun, and money were located,  Hartman reported.

Martinez was charged with: possession with intent to sell marijuana, felony maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell synthetic cannabinoid, possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce, simple possess Schedule VI controlled substance, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, 2 counts carrying a concealed gun, trafficking synthetic cannabinoid, felony possession marijuana, felony possession Schedule VI controlled substance, altering or removing gun serial number and possession of a weapon of mass destruction.  He was taken into custody in lieu of a $90,000 bond and is being held at the Davie County Detention Center.

Adkins was charged with: possession with intent to sell marijuana, maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell synthetic cannabinoid, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, felony possession of marijuana, altering or removing a gun serial number and possession of a weapon of mass destruction. She was taken into custody in lieu of a $80,000 bond and is being held at the Davie County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office criminal investigation division at 336-751-6238 or email sheriff@dcsonc.com.