Local News

Police: Clayton man found cutting heroin with newborn in home

Posted November 29, 2017 10:33 p.m. EST
Updated July 13, 2018 2:06 p.m. EDT

— Two Clayton men were found in possession of heroin in two unrelated Wednesday drug busts.

Authorities said Asa Michael Warf, 37, was found cutting heroin when detectives arrived at his home at 18 Tuscarora Lane to serve a warrant.

Clayton police said a newborn baby and an elderly man were inside Warf’s home when they arrived and authorities had received several previous complaints about drug activity at the home.

Police said 33 bags of heroin and half an ounce of marijuana were seized from the home in the LionsGate community.

Warf was charged with possession with intent to sell and distribute heroin within 1,000 feet of a daycare, manufacturing heroin within 1,000 feet of a daycare and possession with intent to sell and distribute marijuana within 1,000 feet of a daycare.

Warf was being held at the Johnston County Jail under $125,000 secured bond.

Kenneth Brantley Crawford Jr

In an unrelated bust several hours later, Kenneth Brantley Crawford Jr., 34, was arrested after he sold a brick of heroin during an undercover operation.

Crawford was charged with possession of heroin with intent to sell and deliver, selling heroin, delivering heroin and possession of heroin.

Crawford was being held at the Johnston County Jail under $100,000 secured bond.