39-year-old Brandi Dyan Deal of Mount Olive Church Road in Morganton was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony trafficking in methamphetamine. Deal is also charged with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to information released Wednesday (February 17), on February 5, 2021, a Burke County Sheriff’s Office Deputy initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle driven by Brandi Dyan Deal. She was stopped on South Sterling Street in Morganton when it was discovered that she did not have a license plate on the vehicle.
During a search of the vehicle, a trafficking amount of methamphetamine, along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia were reportedly seized. Deal was arrested and placed in the Burke County Jail under $25,500 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today (February 18). A District Court appearance is scheduled for March 1.