LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- Authorities arrested a Lincolnton man on Tuesday in connection to felony drug charges after an undercover operation.

The Lincoln County Sheriff s Office charged Rodolfo Lopez Hernandez, 25, with four felony counts of trafficking cocaine, four felony counts of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine and five felony counts of maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance.

The charges were the result of an undercover operation where authorities made drug buys from Hernandez in November of 2011.

Hernandez was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $200,000 secured bond.

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