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L-R: Dante Rashaun Ramseur, Carlos Hernandez-Landeiro, Holly Christine Furlough
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Three Suspects Jailed Under More Than One Million Dollars Bond On Catawba County Cocaine Charges (Updated with additional information, 11:10 a.m., 2/14/23)

43-year-old Dante Rashaun Ramseur of 27th Avenue Circle NE in Hickory, and 32-year-old Carlos Hernandez-Landeiro and 30-year-old Holly Christine Furlough, both of Madison, Tennessee, were all arrested Monday (February 13) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers.

Ramseur is charged with two felony counts apiece of trafficking in cocaine and conspire to traffic in cocaine along with single felony counts of maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a felon. Hernandez-Landeiro and Furlough were each charged with three counts apiece of conspire to traffic in cocaine. Hernandez-Landeiro is additionally charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine and one count of maintaining a place for controlled substance.

Local, State and Federal agencies, conducted an investigation that spanned months in duration, leading to the arrests of the three suspects. During the arrests, investigators, along with state and federal agents seized six kilos of cocaine, one half pound of marijuana and $3,590 in U.S. currency. During the course of this investigation a handgun was seized from Ramseur, a convicted felon.

Photo courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff’s Office

All three suspects were jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility. Bond for Ramseur was set at $1,455,000, Hernandez-Landeiro received a $1,400,000 bond, and Furlough was incarcerated under $1,100,000 bond. All three suspects were scheduled to appear in District Court today (February 14).

Photo courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff’s Office

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) the Department of Homeland Security (HSI) the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and the Hickory Police Department have partnered with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division in this investigation.