A Mooresville man faces more than 20 charges of drug possession following a joint investigation between the Mooresville Police Department and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.
Marcus Treymane “Tremayne” Brice, 32, was arrested on six counts of felony possession of cocaine, six counts of possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine, six counts of sell/deliver cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and three counts of selling a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park, warrants indicated. He also faces misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Arrest documents show Brice, of East McLelland Avenue, is being held in lieu of $200,000 secured bond.
On Monday afternoon, Maj. Ron Chilton stated in an email that Brice was arrested early Friday morning after a search warrant was executed at two locations. This was related to an extended joint narcotics investigation between Mooresville police and the state bureau.
He said the arrest occurred on Lark Glen Drive in Mooresville; warrants indicated the address was in the 700 block.
Authorities were able to purchase .5 grams of cocaine from Brice multiple times between January and Aug. 16, 2019, warrants indicated. Warrants also state that Brice possessed and intended to sell cocaine within 1,000 feet of Magla Park.
The investigation is ongoing, Chilton said.
State records show Brice has a criminal history involving possession of a Schedule II substance, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license revoked.
Brice is due in district court Sept. 9.