Lincoln Co. Sheriff: Meth, pot found in probationer's home

Lincoln Co. Sheriff: Meth, pot found in probationer's home

Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

(L) Thomas Harrison Andrew Ford; (C) Items seized in search; (R) Megan Ann Cooke

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 3:11 PM

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. -- A search of a probationer's residence turned up methamphetamine, pot and cash, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

Narcotics investigators executed the warrantless search of the residence in the 2200 block of Drive Inn Road, southwest of Lincolnton, around 10:30 Monday morning.

Investigators found a box under the bed that contained methamphetamine, a mason jar with bags of marijuana on the bed, and more marijuana, meth, cash and scales hidden in the closet, officials say.

Thomas Harrison Andrew Ford, 34, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ford was booked in to the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center without bond.

Megan Ann Cooke, 25, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance Schedule IV, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance Schedule IV and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bond was set at $60,000.

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