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Jahlile Monroe Smith
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Traffic Stop Leads To Reported Seizure Of Ecstasy, Felony Charges

22-year-old Jahlile Monroe Smith of Charlotte was arrested Sunday (February 5) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession with intent to sell or deliver schedule I controlled substance, maintain a vehicle for controlled substance, larceny of a motor vehicle, and breaking and entering to a motor vehicle. Smith is also charged with two counts of felony conspiracy, two misdemeanor counts apiece of possession of drug paraphernalia and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and one misdemeanor count of possession of schedule VI controlled substance. A 17-year-old juvenile has also been charged in this case.

On Sunday, deputies were responding to a suspicious vehicle in the area of Brawley School Road in Mooresville, when one of the officers saw a vehicle matching the description and initiated a stop due to traffic violations. The 17-year-old juvenile was the driver of the vehicle and his passenger was identified as Jahlile Monroe Smith. During the course of their investigation the deputies reportedly found approximately 76 dosage units of MDMA or ecstasy along with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Smith was arrested and brought to the Iredell County Detention Center. An officer was later dispatched to the same area on Brawley School Road in reference to a stolen vehicle. After gathering surveillance videos it was determined that Smith and the juvenile were the suspects in this offense as well. Additional warrants were issued against Smith. Juvenile Services was contacted in reference to the 17-year-old driver. This investigation is ongoing.

Bond for Smith was set at $65,000 secured. He is not listed as an inmate today (February 8) in Iredell County. A District Court date is set for February 20. Smith’s criminal history includes the following charges: felony larceny of a firearm, misdemeanor larceny, felony common law robbery, misdemeanor soliciting to conspire to commit felony larceny, two counts of misdemeanor financial card fraud, three counts of felony conspire to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.