Locust man arrested on multiple drug charges, possession of a firearm

Published 2:08 pm Monday, December 14, 2020

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and the Narcotics Division arrested Christopher Smith at his Locust home last Tuesday on multiple drug charges after a search of his residency led to the discovery of 25.1 grams of methamphetamines along with heroin and fentanyl.

Christopher Smith was arrested last week in Locust on multiple drug charges. 

According to a Facebook post from the Sheriff’s Office, Smith was charged with the following: possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamines, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm by a felon and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substance.

Smith, 31, is in jail on a $50,000 bond. His first initial court appearance is Dec. 21 in District Court in Albemarle.

About Chris Miller

Chris Miller has been with the SNAP since January 2019. He is a graduate of NC State and received his Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He previously wrote for the Capital News Service in Annapolis, where many of his stories on immigration and culture were published in national papers via the AP wire.

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