Drug Arrest in Auburn

June 27, 2013

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013 the Auburn Police Division’s vice and narcotics unit arrested Mark A. Warnock, Jr., age 25 of Auburn on felony warrants charging him with Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Alprazolam) and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Alprazolam).  Warnock was taken into custody following a traffic stop in the 2900 block of East University Drive.  A subsequent search of his Auburn residence yielded in excess of 1,500 tablets of prescription medication which was seized by investigators.  A 2011 Ford F-250 pickup truck and over $4,600 in cash were also seized.  Warnock was transported to the Lee County Detention Center where he is currently being held on a $7,500 bond.  His arrest is the result of an on-going investigation into the distribution of illicit drugs in the Auburn area.  Other arrests and charges are likely.