Authorities net 8 arrests in Caldwell Co. drug roundup

Authorities net 8 arrests in Caldwell Co. drug roundup

Harry Odum and Carrick Stafford

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on December 16, 2013 at 9:59 AM

Updated Monday, Dec 16 at 1:41 PM

LENOIR, N.C. -- The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office Ice Unit  arrested eight of 10 illegal drug offense suspects during a three day round-up that began last Tuesday morning. 

The suspects in the round-up were wanted for a total of forty-four drug offenses ranging from possession, selling or distributing, trafficking and maintaining illegal narcotics in Caldwell County.

(Click here to view the mug shots of those arrested)

During the operation, investigators confiscated 2.3 grams of heroin, 164 grams of marijuana, 350 prescription pills, 14.7 grams of methamphetamine, 86 grams of cocaine, $4,193.00 cash and various items of drug packaging and weighing paraphernalia. 

The total street value of the drugs seized is approximately over $23,000.

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