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County Police Completes Narcotics Investigation

Markevous Rashon Nixon 10/16/1989On Thursday December 14th, 2017 the Gaston County Police completed a narcotics investigation at 211 Nat Barber Avenue in Gastonia, NC.  The Agency served a search warrant at the residence that netted marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamines.  Markevous Rashon Nixon was arrested at the residence and charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, and maintaining a dwelling for sales of narcotics; all felonies in North Carolina.

Terry Tyrone Mitchell 12/10/1984Also wanted in connection with the investigation is Terry Tyrone Mitchell.  He currently has outstanding charges for manufacturing methamphetamines, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamines, deliver of methamphetamines, sell of methamphetamines, and manufacture of methamphetamines; all felonies in North Carolina.  Mitchell is a known gang member who has a propensity for violence.  He is also to be considered armed and dangerous.  If you see Mitchell, you should not try to approach or apprehend him.  You are encouraged to call the proper authorities.

If you have information as to Mitchell’s whereabouts, you are encouraged to call the Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.  A cash reward is available for pertinent information leading to Mitchell’s arrest.

For more information, contact Captain W. P. Downey at 704-866-3393 or

Detective C. W. Lawing at 704-866-3303.