Rowan Co., NC Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest 2 On Drug Charges

By Steve Lyttle / Charlotte Observer

Rowan County authorities have made two arrests in connection with what they say was a drug operation near Salisbury.

The sheriff’s office says detectives arrested Dawn Alexander, 34, and Andre Marese Brown, 29, on Friday. They lived in the 1000 block of Twin Chapel Drive.

Dawn Alexander, 34, of Salisbury, was arrested Friday in Rowan County on drug charges. (Rowan County Sheriff’s Office)

  • Andrew Brown, 29, of Salisbury, was arrested Friday in Rowan County on drug charges. He also was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. (Rowan County Sheriff’s Office)

  • Investigators say they received complaints that the residents of the house were selling drugs. The sheriff’s office says that during a search, detectives found 7 grams of crack cocaine, 650 grams of marijuana, more than $300 in cash, and a .38-caliber handgun.

    Alexander and Brown each was charged with felony cocaine and marijuana charges; a felony charge of maintaining a dwelling to keep, store and sell a controlled substance; and other charges. Brown also was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon, the sheriff’s office says.

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