A mother, her son, and her father are now in the Alamance County Detention Center as a result of her attempt to smuggle drugs into the jail where the son was already being held on other charges.
According to a release from the Alamance County sheriff’s office, investigators learned on Monday, October 3, 2022, of an attempt by Stephanie Nicole Patterson to bring various narcotics to her son, Brandon Adam Evans, who was an inmate in the jail and two other inmates, Michael Philip McDade and Daquan Deonte Hester.
She attempted to bring the contraband drugs into the jail in an article of clothing onthat date, but her attempt was both unsuccessful and discovered, resulting in charges and incarceration.
The 44-year-old white woman from 5851 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp was been charged with two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a detention center, two felony counts of conspiracy to commit a felon; and two counts of felony providing contraband to an inmate.
She was placed under $100,000 bond.
Meanwhile, her son, Brandon Adam Evans, white, male, 26, of 2303 Carter Road, Green Level has been charged with four counts of felony conspiracy to commit a felony; he was placed under a $100,000 bond.
Two other inmates have also been charged in the incident: Michael Philip McDade, white, male, 35, of 720 East Elm Street, has been charged with one felony count of conspiracy to commit a felony; he was placed under a $50,000 secured bond.
Also charged is Daquan Deonte Hester, black, male, 25 of 207 Hollar Street, Haw River, who has been charged with two counts of felony conspiracy to commit a felony; he, too, was placed under a $50,000 secured bond.
Subsequently, the mother’s father, Wendell Patterson, white, male, 70, of 5851 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp, has been charged with making a threat on a government official after he allegedly made a verbal threat as a result of his daughter being incarcerated for attempting to bring narcotics in the jail to her son.
Lacy Wendell Patterson is charged with one felony count of making threats against executive, legislative, or court officer and another felony count of obstructing justice. He was placed on $10,000 secured bond.