FROM STAFF REPORTS

A Kings Mountain woman faces drug trafficking charges following an investigation by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.

April Humphries

Sheriff Darren Campbell announced the arrest of April Lynn Humphries, 42, in a news release Thursday. It was the second time she has been arrested on drug charges in the past three weeks. 

Humphries was previously arrested by the ICSO Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team members on February 22 and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule IV controlled substance, felony maintain a vehicle for the use and sale of a controlled substance, and three misdemeanor drug offenses.

After that arrest, ICSO narcotics investigators opened an investigation into Humphries’ involvement in the distribution of narcotics in Iredell County, Campbell said. Investigators purchased 34 grams of crystal methamphetamine directly from Humphries, according to the news release.

ICSO personnel subsequently learned that Humphries would be at the Home Run gas station at Exit 45 off interstate 77 on Tuesday, March 8. Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team deputes made contact with Humphries at that location and found her to be in possession of 19.1 grams of crystal methamphetamine, Campbell said.

Humphries was arrested and charged with one count of felony trafficking by sale of crystal methamphetamine, one count of felony trafficking by transportation of crystal methamphetamine, one count of felony trafficking by possession crystal methamphetamine, one count of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver crystal methamphetamine, one count of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver crystal methamphetamine, one count of felony maintain a vehicle for the use and sale of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor drug offense. She was also served with an outstanding arrest warrant from Cleveland County for trafficking methamphetamine, Campbell said.

Humphries was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center, where Magistrate Reba Imes issued a $1.5 million secured bond for all of her charges.

3 thoughts on “Sheriff: Suspect jailed in lieu of $1.5 million bond on drug trafficking charges

  1. Finally, this bond is in line with the crime and should keep her locked up for a while. Small bonds equal release and back on the street selling drugs. Good job!!!

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