HUDSON, N.C. -- Agents with the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office Ice Unit and Criminal Investigation Division raided a home in Hudson on Tuesday.
A year-long investigation involving both surveillance and multiple undercover buys at the home of 47-year-old Troy William Yount, Jr. prompted the raid, officials say.
Search of the property in the 4300 block of Trojan Lane, with the assistance of a K-9 unit, turned up a tool bag filled with individually packaged methamphetamine, digital scales, drug paraphernalia, $4,500 in cash, five pistols, five shotguns, one SKS assault rifle and one .17 caliber rifle, according to the Sheriff's Office.
In addition, two ounces of marijuana and various pills were seized, along with a 2001 Dodge 4X4 truck.
Authorities say the street value of the drugs seized is more than $13,000.
Yount, Jr. is charged with felonious trafficking in methamphetamine by possession, felonious possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana and felonious maintain a dwelling to keep or store a controlled substance. Yount's held under a $50,000 bond in the Caldwell County Detention Center.
Wayne Anthony Moore, 56, was present at Yount's home at the time of the raid. Authorities say he was found to have a small amount of methamphetamine in his pants pocket. He's charged with one county of felonious possession of methamphetamine. His bond was set at $15,000.