Police search for man after finding guns and drugs

Submitted by David Whisenant
Monday, May 13th, 2013, 10:01am

Police search for man after finding guns and drugs

SALISBURY – Police are searching for a wanted man after they say they found guns, drugs, and cash in his apartment.

In a joint operation with the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, the Salisbury Police Narcotics Unit and investigators conducted a search warrant at 605 Lakewood Drive in the Lakewood Apartments complex.

The occupant of the apartment, identified as Otha Derik Archie, was not at the residence during the search.

Investigators recovered 3 handguns, 147.7 g of marijuana, several items of drug paraphernalia including scales and small plastic bags, and $2000 in cash.

Warrants have been issued for Archie for possession of firearm by a felon, maintaining a dwelling, possession of drug paraphernalia, and drug possession.

Any information on his whereabouts, please contact the Salisbury Police or Salisbury Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.