The Ashe County Sheriffs department has announced the arrests of 31 year old Robert Adam Porter of Lillington NC and 34 year old Thomas Edward Nelson of Apex NC.

Neighborhood tips of suspicious activity in the Fleetwood area on Tuesday led deputies to conduct a traffic stop in the area and identified Robert Adam Porter during the stop. Deputies found that Porters license was expired and that he had pending drug charges in Wake County NC. K9 Condor searched the vehicle and officers found Heroine Meth and various drug items. Later that afternoon in another traffic stops deputies stopped another man who was unable to produce a license and gave a name deputies believed to be fake. After the K9 unit arrived a searched found methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia. The driver was later identified at Thomas Edward Nelson who also had outstanding warrants in Wake County. Both men are being held in the Ashe County detention center under secured bonds.