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from left: Janette Marie Parker & Marc Alan McCorkle
courtesy of Lincoln Co. Sheriff's Office

Two Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Lincoln County

50-year-old Janette Marie Parker of Iron Station and 50-year-old Marc Alan McCorkle of Lincolnton have both been arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. Both suspects were charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. McCorkle was also charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance (fentanyl).

They were arrested as Investigators were observing traffic over the Labor Day weekend when a vehicle passed by with the seatbelts unbuckled. Officers stopped the vehicle on Salem Church Road near the Mirror Lake Road intersection.

During the stop, investigators requested permission to search the vehicle and the occupants agreed. The search led to the discovery of approximately three grams of meth and fentanyl pills, along with drug paraphernalia.

Both suspects were taken into custody. Parker was given a $2,500 secured bond and McCorkle’s bond was set at $15,000, secured. District Court appearances are coming up on September 26.