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Police make arrest, seize drugs, cash and AR rifles

Albemarle Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and the Special Enforcement Team, with the assistance of Norwood Police Department’s K-9 unit, conducted an operation on one of Albemarle’s suspected heroin/fentanyl suppliers Tuesday, APD reported Wednesday.

During the operation, the Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a 2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat on N.C. Highway 24-27 Bypass East in Albemarle. Officers seized 31.6 grams of heroin, more than $5,000, a FN 5.7 handgun and marijuana.

Jarbarri Wall

Jarbarri R. Wall, 38, was arrested and charged with two counts of trafficking Heroin, possession of a firearm by a convicted Felon, felony possession with intent to distribute heroin, felony possession with intent to distribute marijuana, felonious maintaining a vehicle for distributing controlled substances, misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wall was transported to Stanly County Jail and received a $225,000 secured bond for his release. His first scheduled court appearance is Sept. 14 at 9 a.m.

Cash, guns, drugs and drug paraphernalia were also seized.

Stemming from the operation in Albemarle, detectives with the Albemarle Police Department, with the assistance of Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, executed a search warrant in Charlotte at Wall’s residence. During a search of the residence, detectives seized two AR-style rifles, approximately 60 grams of heroin, 107 grams of oxycodone pills, marijuana, $9,990, ammunition and drug paraphernalia.