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from left: Jessica Leeann Hampton & Jerry Wayne Seamon, Jr.
courtesy of Alexander Co. Sheriff's Office

Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Alexander County

32-year-old Jessica Leeann Hampton and 38-year old Jerry Wayne Seamon, Jr., both from Taylorsville, were arrested by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers early Thursday morning (February 22). Hampton was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a schedule IV controlled substance. Seamon was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

As of this afternoon (February 23), both suspects remained in the Alexander County Detention Center. Hampton is being held without bond while Seamon was given a $10,000 bond. Hampton will appear in District Court on March 11. Seamon has a court date set for February 26. Hampton also has a March 25 Superior Court date in Wilkes County on felony charges that include trafficking cocaine, exploiting the elderly or disabled, breaking & entering, larceny of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon.