On Monday, December 19, 2022, at 6:26 pm, Investigators with Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Group (SEG) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling along Fairgrove Church Rd after observing a registration violation. During that time, a K-9 assigned to the SEG unit alerted to the scent of a controlled substance emitting from the vehicle.  A search of this vehicle resulted in the seizure of approximately 4.26 pounds of marijuana, 1 gram of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and $2,000 in United States currency.

To read more of this article see the Saturday, December 24th edition of the Observer News Enterprise.

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