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Charlotte Man Arrested In Iredell For Trafficking M.D.M.A.
Oseas Ivan Munoz
all photos courtesy of Iredell Co. Sheriff's Office

Charlotte Man Arrested in Iredell for Trafficking M.D.M.A.

31-year-old Oseas Ivan Munoz of Farm Pond Lane in Charlotte has been arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Office on felony counts of trafficking in M.D.M.A. (Ecstasy) by possession & transportation, possession with intent to sell or deliver M.D.M.A., possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana, felony fleeing to elude arrest, maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance, and possession of firearm by felon. He was also charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Oseas Ivan Munoz

Munoz was arrested at about 10:25 a.m. yesterday (March 10) when Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Interstate 77 near mile-marker 62. The vehicle, a 2011 G.M.C. Yukon with South Carolina plates, did not stop for Deputies and sped away, northbound on I-77. The driver exited on East Memorial Highway in Union Grove. Deputies continued to pursue the vehicle, which crashed into the woods on Jericho Road in Harmony. Deputies took the driver, Oseas Ivan Munoz, into custody without incident.

A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of nearly five pounds (2,142.88 grams) of M.D.M.A., as well as a firearm, marijuana, and $3,215 in cash. The Ecstasy was in the form of 8,000 pills that were disguised as candy in various shapes and colors. The street value of the pills seized is over $267,860.

drugs & firearms seized during the arrest of Oseas Ivan Munoz

Munoz is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a firearm. Deputies also learned that the suspect was wanted in South Carolina for the felony sale of a controlled substance.

Munoz was arrested and placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under an $850,000 secured bond. He’ll appear in District Court on March 30.

Munoz has prior convictions for misdemeanor assault with intent to kill, felony attempted murder, and felony possession of a weapon during a violent crime.