On Monday, July 31, 2023, the Gaston County Police received information related to illegal drug activity and a stolen firearm. The investigation led officers to 403 Heather Glen Lane, Belmont, NC 28012, the residence of Devin Elijah Ross (DOB: 11/10/2004). A search warrant was served at the residence. The search resulted in the recovery of the stolen firearm and the seizure of 52 Fentanyl pills.
Ross was home at the time of the search. He was arrested and charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (M), Maintain a Vehicle for Controlled Substance (F), Maintain a Dwelling for Controlled Substance (F), Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance (F), Possession of a Stolen Firearm (F) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M).
Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to contact Officer N. Jamoulis at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.