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Woman Arrested On Trafficking Charge By Burke Sheriff’s Office

Woman Arrested On Trafficking Charge By Burke Sheriff’s Office

28-year-old Savanna Nichole Wood of Mourglea Avenue in Valdese was arrested last Thursday (October 7) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony trafficking in opium or heroin.

Last Thursday, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Investigators spotted a Honda Accord traveling west on Interstate 40. After noticing multiple traffic violations, officers stopped the vehicle on Mourglea Avenue in Valdese. A search of the car, driven by Savanna Nichole Wood, reportedly resulted in the discovery of a trafficking amount of opiates.

Wood was arrested on the felony drug charge. She was placed in the Burke County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond. She is no longer listed as an inmate. A District Court date is set for October 28.