Michael Delinda Stansbury was ordered to remain in federal custody pending a detention hearing set for next week in Raleigh.
Wednesday Stansbury, charged in a seven-count drug indictment, appeared before Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers II, according to electronic court records.
He was appointed a federal public defender and advised of his rights, charges and maximum penalties.
The government moved for detention and Stansbury, of Littleton, was remanded to the custody of marshals pending his July 23 detention hearing set for 10:30 a.m. before Magistrate Judge James E. Gates.
Federal court records show Stansbury was indicted on the following charges:
Counts 1 and 4 – Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and crack.
Counts 2 and 5 – Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime
Counts 3 and 6 – Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
Count 7 – Possession with intent to distribute 500 grams of cocaine
He also faced a string of local charges. They are as follows:
On January 20, 2017, agents executed a search warrant and seized more than 36 grams of cocaine, 11 pills, six long rifles, three shotguns and two handguns.
On February 3, 2017, agents executed two search warrants. During the first more than 50 grams of cocaine, 66 controlled pills, 117 grams of marijuana and a handgun was seized.
In the second search warrant, 9 grams of crack cocaine, and 26 grams of cocaine was seized.
On March 9, 2018, agents conducted a traffic stop on Stansbury.
During the traffic stop Stansbury drove away and agents gave chase.
During the chase Stansbury threw out a half-kilogram of cocaine from the driver’s side window. The cocaine was recovered immediately.