27-year-old Britney Nicole Cantrell of Ed Bowman Road in Morganton was arrested Sunday (May 15) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with two felony counts apiece of trafficking in cocaine and trafficking in opium or heroin. In addition, Cantrell is charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana one-half to one-and-one-half ounces and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cantrell is also charged with misdemeanor probation violation and three counts of failure to appear.
Following her arrest, Cantrell was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $169,000 bond. District Court dates were scheduled today (May 16), May 23, and June 12. Superior Court appearances are scheduled for June 6 and July 18.