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Thursday, 01 May 2014 06:56

Maiden Man Convicted on Multiple Felony Drug Charges

Jason Richard Dickerson Jason Richard Dickerson courtesy of District Attorney's Office

33-year-old Jason Richard Dickerson of Maiden was convicted yesterday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court on a long list of felony charges.

Dickerson pleaded guilty to three counts each of possession with intent to sell & deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell & deliver cocaine and the sale of cocaine. He was also convicted of two counts for the sale of marijuana and one count each for possession of cocaine, conspiracy to sell marijuana and maintaining a place for controlled substances. In addition, Dickerson was sentenced as an habitual felon. He was sentenced to no less than 80 months and no more than 108 months in the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction.

The crimes occurred between November 2011 and February 2012 in Catawba County. The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with assistance from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, conducted an undercover investigation that utilized a confidential informant who repeatedly purchased cocaine and marijuana from Dickerson and others working with him.

Assistant District Attorney Kyle Smith prosecuted the case and the Honorable Eric Levinson presided over the convictions.

Dickerson will be transported to the Division of Adult Correction for processing.

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