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Two Suspects Charged With Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop
L-R: Eugenio Mata Carbajal and Amanda Christine Wolowitz
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Two Suspects Charged With Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop

27-year-old Eugenio Mata Carbajal of Statesville and 26-year-old Amanda Christine Wolowitz of Charlotte were arrested Sunday (January 3) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re both charged with felony counts of possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine and maintain a vehicle for the sale or use of controlled substance along with a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Carbajal is additionally charged with driving while license revoked, reckless driving to endanger, and speeding.

On Sunday, Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Scotts Creek Road and Old Wilkesboro Road, north of Statesville, for a traffic violation. The deputies spoke with both individuals in the vehicle, Carbajal and Wolowitz. After speaking with Carbajal about the traffic violation, the deputies learned that his driver’s license was revoked.

A search the vehicle reportedly resulted in the discovery of three individual plastic bags of crystal methamphetamine. Carbajal and Wolowitz were arrested and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center. Carbajal’s bond was set at $50,000 secured, Wolowitz received a $7,500 secured bond. They both have District Court dates January 25.