An Iredell County Sheriff’s Office K-9 helped deputies locate and apprehend several suspects with outstanding arrest warrants for variouse criminal offenses over the weekend.

On Sunday, March 21, Warrant Squad Deputy Kris Robbins received information that Sammy Wade Colbert, who has outstanding warrants, was at a residence at 303 Trivette Road in northern Iredell County, according to an ICSO news release.

Anthony Cline
Sammy Colbert

When the deputy arrived at the home, he made contact with a man who gave him a false name and then fled on foot, Sheriff Darren Campbell said in the news release. Robbins gave chase and quickly took Anthony Lee Cline, 36, of Hiddenite into custody, Campbell said.

Robbins gathered additional information that Colbert, 43, and Allyson Paige Burns, 39, who had multiple felony warrants for her arrest for felony possession of methamphetamine and felony possession of Schedule I controlled substance along with other charges had fled the scene on foot as well.

Jody Pigman
Allyson Burns

Deputy Nathan Hodges was called to assist in locating the suspects with his K-9 partner Levi, according to the news release. After Hodges arrived, he deployed Levi and the team tracked the suspects for over a mile, Campbell said.

Burns was found hiding in an outbuilding near Mullis Road and taken into custody, according to the news release.

The K-9 team tracked for approximately another 300 yards before finding Colbert, who was hiding in the woods along with Jody Deal Pigman, who also had an outstanding order for his arrest, Campbell said.

All of these suspects were taken to the Iredell County Detention Center, where were served with their charges:

Burns, who lives in Yadkinville, was charged with two counts of felony possession of Schedule I controlled substance, felony possession of Schedule II controlled substance, felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor resisting an officer, and three misdemeanor drug offenses. She received a $25,000 bond.

Cline, 36, of Hiddenite was charged with misdemeanor resisting a public officer and a misdemeanor drug offense. He received a $5,000 bond.

Colbert was charged with misdemeanor resisting a public officer and two misdemeanor drug offenses. He received a $5,000 bond.

Pigman, 46, of Hamptonville was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. He received a $1,000 bond.