50-year-old Kimberly Rice Garrison of Meadow Lane in Mooresville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of trafficking level II hydrocodone by possession and transport, possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine and hydrocodone and maintain a vehicle for the sale or use of controlled substance. In addition, Garrison is charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license revoked.
According to a news release issued Tuesday (September 8), last Thursday (September 3), deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team were working in the southern portion of Iredell County, when a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Infiniti on Oak Ridge Farm Highway. The driver of the car, Kimberly Rice Garrison, had a revoked driver’s license. During the course of the traffic stop Garrison consented to a search of vehicle.
While searching the vehicle deputies found a pouch that reportedly contained 14 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 30 dosage units of hydrocodone, and drug paraphernalia including a digital scale and baggies consistent with the sale of drugs. The narcotics found in the vehicle have an estimated street value of more than $2,000.
Kimberly Rice Garrison was arrested without incident and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center. She was jailed under $250,000 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today (September 9). A District Court appearance is scheduled for September 23.