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.