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Eleven Charged in Drug Sweep PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 11 July 2011 05:47

On June 29, 2011, Detectives and Patrol Officers from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Investigators from Boone Police Department, served a total of 11 narcotics arrest warrants which led to the execution of two search warrants.

  • Richard Matthew Bartlett:

PWISD Marijuana, Sell/Deliver Marijuana, PWISD Psilocybin Mushrooms, Sale/Deliver Psilocybin Mushrooms, Obtain Property by False Pretense.

  • Joseph Lee Watson:

Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Sell, Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Delivery, Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Possession.

  • David Ryan Gordon:

Attempted Trafficking in Opium/Heroin by Possession

  • Candice Leah Munsell:

Attempted Trafficking in Opium/Heroin by Possession

  • David Clay Miller:

Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession Drug Paraphernalia.

  • Angela Auton-Miller:

Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession Drug Paraphernalia.

  • Jonathan Cody Ratliff:

PWISD Marijuana, Manufacture Marijuana, Possession Drug Paraphernalia

  • Stormie Sebastion:

Possession Schedule IV, Possession Marijuana, Possession Drug Paraphernalia (Photo not Available).

  • Alton Henderson:

Trafficking Opium/Heroin (Photo not Available).

Additional individuals have been arrested but their names will not be released at this time.  Two search warrants were executed following the service of the narcotics warrants.  At the first residence, detectives seized over 100 tablets of a variety of opiate based narcotics and 357 grams of marijuana.  Arrests have been made but the names of the individuals will not yet be released. The suspect has been charged with 7 counts of PWISD Schedule II CS, 4 counts of Sale/Deliver Schedule II CS, 3 counts of Trafficking in Opium/Heroin, Maintaining a Dwelling CS, 2 counts of Felony Possession Schedule II, Possession Schedule IV CS, and PWISD Marijuana.  

During the second search warrant, detectives seized 3 ounces of marijuana and $2,800 in US Currency.  The suspects will be charged with PWISD Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling CS, and Possession Drug Paraphernalia.

The investigation is on-going and more arrests are expected.

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