37-year old Raymond Richard Rice of Lenoir and 28-year-old Chelsy Lynn Combs of Stony Point were arrested Sunday (May 1) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. Both suspects were charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Combs is also charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
The vehicle the suspects were found in had been reported as stolen in Caldwell County. Rice was driving and Combs was a passenger. Rice was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a secured bond of $8,500. Bond for Combs was set at $15,000. Rice remained in jail as of earlier today (May 3) and Combs is not listed as an inmate.
Both suspects are scheduled to appear in Alexander County District Court on May 16.[Story and photos courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]