28-year-old Justin Giovanni Ross of Hampton, Georgia was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (September 13) on one felony count each of possession of M.D.M.A. and possession of a stolen firearm. He was also charged with one misdemeanor count each of carrying a concealed gun and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was arrested as Deputies patrolling on Interstate 77 North near mile-marker 65 stopped a rented Nissan sedan with New Jersey registration for traffic violations. The driver, Justin Ross, said he was traveling from Atlanta, Georgia to Brooklyn, New York.
An investigation led to a search of the vehicle. The search turned up M.D.M.A. (or, Ecstasy), as well as four handguns concealed in a shoebox in the vehicle’s rear floorboard. One of the handguns was reported stolen out of Georgia.
[items seized during arrest of Justin Giovanni Ross in Iredell County]
The evidence was seized and Ross was arrested on the scene. He was taken to the Iredell Co. Detention Center where bond was set at $10,000, secured. No court date is currently listed.