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Christopher Lynn Setzer

Statesville Man Charged With Drug Offenses Following Alexander County Traffic Stop

59-year-old Christopher Lynn Setzer of Statesville was arrested Wednesday (January 10) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance. Setzer is also charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, and carrying a concealed weapon.

Setzer was arrested following a traffic stop conducted by the Sheriff’s Office early Wednesday morning. Following the arrest, Setzer was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under $25,000 secured bond. He was not listed as an inmate as of earlier today (January 11). A District Court date is set for January 22.

[Story and photo of Setzer courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]