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Randell Damar Myricks
courtesy of Iredell Co. Sheriff's Office

Mooresville Man Arrested on Felony Trafficking Charges

29-year-old Randell Damar Myricks of Powder Horn Circle in Mooresville has been arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers on felony counts of trafficking cocaine by possession, trafficking cocaine by transport, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, and fleeing to elude arrest. He was also charged with aggravated misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor careless & reckless driving.

On Saturday (January 28), a Deputy was traveling behind a vehicle that was making abrupt lane changes and was going faster than the posted speed limit. The Deputy activated his patrol lights to conduct a traffic stop; however, the driver refused to stop and continued traveling on Interstate 77 South, near Amity Hill Road.

During the pursuit, the driver, later identified as Randell Damar Myricks, was seen throwing items from the window. The vehicle exited I-77 at Williamson Road and eventually stopped.

The Deputy saw a plastic bag containing cocaine on the driver’s side floorboard. Deputies and Mooresville Police began checking the area along Interstate 77 where items were thrown from Myricks’ vehicle. Several bags containing a total of 79 grams of cocaine and 17 grams of marijuana were found.

cocaine seized during the arrest of Randell Myricks
— image courtesy of Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Office

Myricks was arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was held without bond. An appearance in District Court is coming up on February 20.

Myricks was recently released from prison and is on parole for trafficking cocaine. He has a criminal history that includes felony counts of trafficking cocaine, extortion, and second-degree kidnapping, along with misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and assault on a female.