40-year-old Omar Maurice Tate of Rutherford Drive in Nebo was arrested Wednesday (August 4) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of trafficking in opium or heroin and one felony count of maintain a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance. In addition, Tate is charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and resist, delay, or obstruct a public officer. Tate was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $252,000 secured bond. District Court appearances are scheduled for August 25 and September 23.