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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Two suspects charged after search warrant executed near Troutman.

Sheriff Darren Campbell stated:  On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Deputy H. Pennell, and Sergeant J. Younts of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office were following up on narcotics information by conducting a knock and talk meeting at a residence located at 670 Murdock Road in Troutman

The deputies made contact with the home owners Shelby Darrell Fraley, and Rachel Lee Pressley when they arrived. While speaking with them, the deputies noticed a very strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the home. After further discussion with the residents about the smell, a search warrant for the home was obtained to conduct a search the home.

When the warrant was executed, Deputy H. Pennell utilized canine “Brandi” to conduct a search of the residence. “Brandi” alerted to the odor of narcotics at several locations throughout the entire home. Deputies along with members from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit searched of the home.

As a result of the search 66.3 grams of marijuana, marijuana wax, marijuana paraphernalia and 6.904.63 in U.S. Currency were located and seized. Both Fraley and Presley were arrested and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center.

Shelby Darrell Fraley was charged with Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Felony Maintain a Dwelling for Controlled Substance, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Rachel Lee Pressley was charged with Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Felony Maintain a Dwelling for Controlled Substance, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Both Fraley and Pressley were taken before Magistrate D. Chambers who issued each issued a 20,000.00 dollars secured bond.


Shelby Darrell Fraley, 34 Years Old

670 Murdock Road

Troutman, North Carolina 28166


Rachel Lee Pressley, 24 Years Old

107 Red Rose Lane

Statesville, North Carolina 28677



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