38-year-old Thomas Eugene Howell, Jr. of Spainhour Street S.W. in Lenoir was arrested yesterday (November 29) on charges from the Lenoir Police Department and the Caldwell Co. Sheriff’s Office. Howell was charged with failure to appear and violation of a house arrest order. He was also charged with maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance, the manufacture, sale, or delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park; and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver methamphetamine.
Howell was jailed in the Caldwell Co. Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond. No court date is currently listed.