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Chester Leon Ferguson III
courtesy of Caldwell Co. Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Man Charged with Trafficking Opiates

52-year-old Chester Leon Ferguson III of Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (January 16) by Lenoir Police Officers. He was charged with felony trafficking opiates by selling or delivering and felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver methamphetamine. Ferguson was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $25,000 secured bond. He was not listed in jail as of this morning with a District Court appearance scheduled for today (January 17).