24-year-old Dalton Lee Storie of Barcose Street in Lenoir was arrested last Friday (April 2) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine.
According to information released Monday (April 5), last Friday at approximately 3:00 a.m., Patrol Deputies stopped Storie for an alleged motor vehicle violation. During the interaction with the Deputies, Storie dropped a bag on the side of the roadway.
A search of the bag was conducted and officers reportedly found approximately 78 grams of methamphetamine. Agents also seized $1940 in cash. The drugs seized during the investigation have a total street value of $12,000 according to North Carolina State Drug Guidelines.
Storie was placed in the Caldwell Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in District Court in Lenoir Monday (April 5).