Cockerham charged in drug-related case

Staff Report

January 18, 2014

YADKINVILLE — An East Bend man was charged Jan. 10 in a drug-related case after a search warrant was executed.

Blake Edward Cockerham, 25, of Smithtown Road, East Bend, was charged with one count felony maintain vehicle/dwelling/place controlled substance, one count felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and one count possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office.

Cockerham’s charge resulted after a drug investigation was done at his home following a tip to deputies, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Reportedly, drugs and paraphernalia were found in the search.

He received a $15,000 unsecured bond with his first court appearance on Wednesday.