42-year-old Aaron Ramont Moore of Smyrna, Georgia was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking marijuana by possession and trafficking marijuana by transport.
According to information released Tuesday (October 13), last Wednesday, October 7, deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team performed a traffic stop on a Ford passenger vehicle on Interstate 77 South near the 63 Mile Marker in Iredell County.
The deputies approached and spoke with Aaron Ramont Moore, who was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. He told the deputies he was traveling from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Atlanta, Georgia.
During the traffic stop, a K-9 officer gave a positive indication for the presence and odor of a narcotic coming from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted and deputies discovered 14.02 pounds of marijuana concealed inside a large suitcase in the trunk of the vehicle. The individual packages were vacuumed sealed.
Moore was arrested at the scene and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center. His bond was set at $75,000 secured. His next District Court date is scheduled for January 25, 2021.