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Two Suspects Charged With Felony Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop
L-R: Harold Troy Little and Ashley Brooks Church
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Two Suspects Charged With Felony Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop

41-year-old Harold Troy Little and 35-year-old Ashley Brooks Church, both of the same Jeff Price Lane, Taylorsville, address, were arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers.

Little is charged with felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine by possession and transport, possession with intent to sell or deliver meth, and maintain a vehicle for the sale or use of controlled substance. He’s also charged with misdemeanor counts of tossession of schedule III controlled substance (Buprenorphine Hydrochloride) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Church was charged with: felony possession of meth, along with misdemeanor counts of possession of schedule III controlled substance, (Buprenorphine Hydrochloride), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Last Friday, May 14, Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers were assisting the Statesville Police Department with a special assignment. An Iredell County officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of West Garner Bagnal Boulevard and Shelton Avenue for a traffic violation. While speaking with the driver, the officer became suspicious. A K-9 officer indicated that there were illegal drugs present.

A search of the vehicle reportedly resulted in the discovery of 33.2 Grams of crystal meth which was packaged in a manner consistent with individual sales, three dosage units of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride and drug paraphernalia. Little and Church were arrested on scene, then taken to the Iredell County Detention Center.

Little received a 350,000 dollar secured bond. Church was issued 7,500 dollar secured bond. Little remained in jail as of earlier today (May 20), Church is not listed as an inmate. Little is scheduled to appear in District Court June 2, Church has a District Court date June 9.