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7/27/2021 1:21:00 PM
Grand Jury Indicts Ten People On Drug Charges

Lincoln County Sheriff's
Office Press Release

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – On July 26, 2021, the Lincoln County Grand Jury indicted ten people on a number of drug charges.

The charges stem from an investigation that began in the mid-2020’s into trafficking of heroin and methamphetamine in communities around Lincoln County. During the operation, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit also targeted street level dealers.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office narcotics officers used a variety of investigative techniques which included undercover purchases of narcotics. The individuals indicted by the Grand Jury were attempting to distribute large quantities of heroin, methamphetamine, crack cocaine and pain pills into the communities in Lincoln County.

The Lincoln County Grand Jury indictments include a total of 29 charges of trafficking heroin, sell and possession of methamphetamine, trafficking crack cocaine, sell and delivery of pain pills and one individual charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

The names of the individuals indicted by the Grand Jury will be released as they are arrested.

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