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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Statesville woman charged with Felony Trafficking Heroin or Opium.

forrest

Date/Time of Offense: Sunday, April 18, 2021.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin by Possession

                                      Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin by Transport

                                      Felony Possession with Intent to Sale or Deliver Schedule II Controlled 

                                      Substance (Hydrocodone)

                                      Felony Possession with Intent to Sale or Deliver Methamphetamine

                                      Felony Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance (Ecstasy)

                                      Felony Maintain a Vehicle for the Use or Sale of a Controlled Substance

                                      Misdemeanor Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance

                                      (Marijuana wax)

                                      Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

Location of Incident: Tomlin Mill Road and Lentz Road, Statesville.

 

Suspect(s): Teresa Kiser Forrest, 59 Years Old

                    129 Porter Road

                    Statesville, North Carolina

       

Sheriff Darren Campbell: On April 18, 2021 Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputy C.S. Little with the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Tomlin Mill Road and Lentz Road for a traffic violation. 

 After approaching the vehicle Dep. Little spoke with the driver, Teresa Kiser Forrest about why he had stopped her. While speaking to Forrest, Deputy N. Hodges arrived and walked his canine “Levi” around the exterior of Forrest’s vehicle. Levi alerted to the presence of narcotics.

 During a search of the vehicle, the deputies located approximately 3.6 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine, packaged consistent with purpose of individual sales, 12 dosage units of Hydrocodone, two dosage units of Ecstasy or MDMA, Marijuana Wax and additional items of drug paraphernalia.   

 Forrest was arrested and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center where she was charged with: Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin by Possession, Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin by Transport, Felony Possession with Intent to Sale or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (Hydrocodone), Felony Possession with Intent to Sale or Deliver Methamphetamine, Felony Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance (Ecstasy), Felony Maintain a Vehicle for the Sale or Use of a Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Marijuana wax), and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 Forrest appeared before Magistrate P. Tutterrow who issued her a 250,000.00 dollar secured bond on these charges.   

 

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