36-year-old Christopher Dean Owens of Pinnacle, North Carolina in Stokes County has been arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers on felony counts of possession with intent to sell & deliver methamphetamine and possession of meth, along with misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia (two counts).
Owens was arrested after Officers responded to a call on Pisgah Church Road in reference to suspicious subjects walking around an abandoned residence. The first responding Officer found a male and female in a white passenger car that had backed into the driveway of the residence.
The male was identified as Christopher Dean Owens. Owens said that he nor the female knew who owned the property and they were just out walking around the residence. While speaking with Owens, the Officer saw marijuana in plain view in the vehicle. The female driver was identified as an Elkin woman. The vehicle was searched, leading to the discovery of 14.95 grams of meth, along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Owens was arrested on the scene and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was given a $30,000 secured bond. He’ll appear in District Court on September 22.
Owens has a criminal history that includes felony possession of meth, D.W.I., and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, interfering with an electronic monitoring device.