62-year-old Larry Gene Hibbs of of S.E. Arrowood Street in Lenoir was arrested by Lenoir Police yesterday (May 18) on felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell or deliver a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted by felon, conspiracy to traffick in meth, trafficking in opiates or heroin, and possession of a weapon of mass destruction. Hibbs was also charged with felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver heroin, cocaine, and schedule IV controlled substances.
Following his arrest, Hibbs was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $300,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Lenoir.