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49-year-old Joshua Quincy Marlow of Brookhaven Road in Statesville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of trafficking, opium or heroin, one felony count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance, two misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance and single misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and larceny.
According to a news release issued Wednesday (October 11), on Sunday, October 8, 2023, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputies received a call regarding a larceny in progress at a local convenience store. A responding deputy spoke with the suspect, Joshua Quincy Marlow. He had a baseball cap in his waistband that was stolen from the store.
Marlow was searched to ensure no other merchandise was in his possession. Two other baseball caps were found, along with pills in various containers and drug paraphernalia. The pills in Marlow’s possession were identified as 8.22 grams of acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate, which is a schedule II narcotic. The officer reportedly also found 27 full and 17 broken Alprazolam pills, a schedule IV narcotic.
Marlow was placed under arrest and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was issued a $150,000 dollar secured bond on the charges. He remained in jail as of earlier today (October 12). A District Court appearance is scheduled for October 30.