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Cheryl Smith
Courtesy of Troutman Police Department

Drug Charges Lodged Against Woman Arrested Wednesday

54-year-old Cheryl Smith of Statesville was arrested Wednesday (May 22) by Troutman Police Officers. She’s charged with possession of schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, shortly after 1:00 a.m. officers conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle displaying a fictitious registration plate on South Eastway Drive. While in contact with the driver, officers saw her attempting to conceal an item in her clothing. Smith was searched by an officer and it was found the item concealed was a plastic bag containing methamphetamine.

Smith was placed under arrest and taken before a magistrate where she was ordered held without bond due to the fact that she was out on bond for a previous charge. Multiple court dates were scheduled.