• 79-year-old man arrested for intent to sell pot, police say

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    Police arrested a 79-year-old Hickory man they said had a stash of marijuana.

    Curtis King was charged with possession with intent to sell a controlled substance.

    Police said they were serving a warrant to a woman who lived on First Street.

    They said that when King answered the door, they could see drugs inside the home.
     
    Police later came back with a search warrant, and found 23 grams of marijuana in the home.

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