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Jesse Leighann Schwartz
all images courtesy of Caldwell Co. Sheriff's Office

Morganton Woman Accused of Trafficking Meth

30-year-old Jesse Leighann Schwartz of Hartland Road in Morganton was arrested yesterday (February 14) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Narcotics Agents and Lenoir Police Officers. She was charged with multiple counts of trafficking in methamphetamine and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance.

During the arrest, Narcotics Agents found about 214 grams of meth, a 9mm handgun, and over $5,700 in cash. Approximately 300 grams of an unknown pill type was also found. The pills will be analyzed by the state crime laboratory. The drugs seized have a total street value of $32,000, according to North Carolina state drug guidelines.

items seized during the arrest of Jesse Leighann Schwartz

Following her arrest, Schwartz was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond. No court dates are currently listed.