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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:50

Lincolnton Man Arrested on Felony Cocaine Charge

Dershae Mylantus Blackburn Dershae Mylantus Blackburn courtesy of Lincoln Co. Sheriff's Office

24-year-old Dershae Mylantus Blackburn of Car Farm Road in Lincolnton has been arrested by Lincoln Co. Narcotics Investigators on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of driving while license revoked.

Operating on information from a confidential source, Officers were told that Blackburn was going to pick up a quantity of cocaine. Investigators began conducting surveillance. They saw Blackburn meet with his supplier and begin to return home.

Investigators determined that Blackburn did not have a valid driver’s license and stopped the vehicle. A consent search of his person and the vehicle was conducted, leading to the discovery of a quarter ounce of powder cocaine, which was seized as evidence.

Blackburn was arrested and later released on a $9,000 secured bond. He’ll appear in a Lincoln County courtroom on August 12.

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