Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Friday March 10, 2017 deputies of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office were called to a domestic violence situation at 127 Regency Road in Mooresville. When deputies arrived, they located the victim of the assault and learned the suspect, Jonathan David Massey, had fled the scene prior to their arrival.
While gathering details about the assault, deputies learned there was a possible meth lab on the property. Deputies searched an outbuilding on the property and saw containers and other materials used to manufacture methamphetamine.
The scene was secured and narcotics investigators responded to the location. Upon closer inspection of the shed and two burnt trash piles also on the property, additional materials and evidence were observed. A search warrant was obtained and numerous items used to produce and manufacture methamphetamine as well a small amount of methamphetamine were located.
Narcotics investigators obtained arrest warrants for the suspect. Massey was apprehended and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with; Felony Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Felony Possession of Methamphetamine Precursors, Felony Maintain a Dwelling or Place to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Simple Assault. Massey was placed under a 150,000.00 dollar secured bond.
Jonathan David Massey has a lengthy criminal history to include conviction for: multiple driving while license revoked, multiple criminal contempt offenses, intoxicated and disruptive, multiple assault on a female charges, assault by pointing a gun, communicating threats, felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of stolen goods, felony larceny after breaking and entering, multiple resisting public officer, simple possession of schedule four, simple possession of schedule three, breaking or entering, felony larceny and second degree trespass.