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Amber Dawn Harris
Courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Morganton Woman Charged With Felony Heroin, Meth Offenses (updated with additional information, 11:10 a.m., 8/4/22)

35-year-old Amber Dawn Harris of Wallace Road in Morganton was arrested Wednesday (August 3) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of trafficking opium or heroin and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver methamphetamine.

Wednesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. Harris was stopped driving a 1995 Toyota Camry on Cajahs Mountain Road in Lenoir. During the interaction, a Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office K-9 alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of approximately ten grams of heroin and one gram of methamphetamine. The total value of the drugs seized during the investigation is $1700 according to North Carolina State Drug Guidelines.

Harris was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $25,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (August 4).