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Top Row, L-R: Travis Christian Davidson, Julius Cordell French, Shyheim Khalil Summers. Bottom Row, L-R: Dravey Tanner Mayfield, Steven Deshaun Turner
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Five Suspects Arrested On Felony Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

28-year-old Travis Christian Davidson, 28-year-old Julius Cordell French, 22-year-old Shyheim Khalil Summers, and 28-year-old Dravey Tanner Mayfield, all of Statesville, and 42-year-old Steven Deshaun Turner of Troutman, were all arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers.

All five suspects are charged with felony counts of possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to sell or deliver along with misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia. French, Mayfield, and Turner are all additionally charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon, and French is also charged with possession of an open container in the passenger area.

On Wednesday, September 14, Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers conducted a traffic stop on a Dodge Durango at the intersection of Lewis Ferry Road and Three Oaks Lane. The deputies were able to identify five men in the vehicle. During the investigation deputies, developed reasons to search the vehicle.

The search resulted in the discovery of two firearms, and more than 74 Grams of marijuana which was in individually packaged bundles consistent with the sale of the drug. The deputies also found three of the men were in possession of a large amount of cash in denominations which can also be associated with narcotic sales.

While gathering criminal information on the men through criminal databases, three occupants, including the driver, are convicted felons and are not supposed to be in possession of firearms. All of the suspects were arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center.

Davidson’s bond was set at $5,000 secured, French, Summers, and Mayfield received bonds of $10,000 secured, and Turner’s bond was set at $20,000 secured. None of the suspects were listed as inmates as of earlier today (September 22). All five suspects are scheduled to appear in District Court October 3.