FROM STAFF REPORTS
A woman faces multiple charges after an Iredell County Sheriff’s Office K9 alerted deputies to the presence of illegal drugs in her vehicle.
Sheriff Darren Campbell announced the arrest of Brandy Marie Dawn Black, 27, of Nabors Road, Statesville in a news release Thursday.
ICSO Deputy Chasey Caul stopped a Jeep Liberty driven by Black on Nabors Road on Monday, January 31, Campbell said.
A short time later Deputy Nathan Hodges arrived at the scene to assist with the traffic stop, according to the news release. Hodges deployed K9 Levi, who indicated for the presence of illegal drugs in the vehicle, Campbell said.
While searching the vehicle, the deputies located heroin, methamphetamine, dosage units of both diazepam and alprazolam, and several items of drug paraphernalia, according to the news release.
Black was arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center, where she was charged with felony possession of heroin, felony possession of fentanyl, felony possession of methamphetamine, felony maintain a vehicle for the sale or use of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of a schedule IV controlled substance (diazepam), misdemeanor possession of a schedule IV controlled substance (alprazolam), misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia.
Magistrate Imes issued a $10,000 secured bond on these charges.
Black is currently on probation for felony obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, according to the ICSO.