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Christopher David Quattlebaum
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Suspect Charged On Numerous Outstanding Warrants

31-year-old Christopher David Quattlebaum of Gay Street in Statesville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of flee to elude arrest with arrest with a motor vehicle, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, and probation violation. Quattlebaum is also charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. He’s also charged on multiple failure to appear warrants for felony and misdemeanor charges.

Last Wednesday, September 27, an Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Squad Deputy arrested Christopher David Quattlebaum on 14 outstanding Warrants. The warrants were for several felony and misdemeanor charges filed over the past year.

The most recent warrant stemmed from an incident on August 5, 2023, when an Iredell County Sheriff’s Officer attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Quattlebaum. Quattlebaum waited for the deputy to approach the vehicle before allegedly speeding off at a high rate of speed, which led to a vehicle chase into neighboring counties. Due to Quattlebaum being positively identified as the driver, the pursuit was canceled, and arrest warrants were secured for him.

A Warrant Squad Deputy was assigned to the warrants and began to gather information on Quattlebaum and the locations he was known to frequent. The officer identified Quattlebaum’s residence on South Oakland Avenue in Statesville. Undercover deputies conducted surveillance on the home. A short time later, Quattlebaum was spotted standing outside of the residence. Uniformed deputies approached the home and apprehended the suspect without incident.

Photo courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

While searching the suspect, the deputies reportedly found cocaine and marijuana, which were packaged in a manner consistent with the sale and delivery of the narcotics. Quattlebaum was jailed in the Iredell County Detention Center where he remained as of earlier today (October 4) under $182,625 total bond. Multiple court dates are scheduled with the next one set for October 16 in District Court.