Two Suspects Arrested for Allegedly Selling Drugs to Appalachian Trail Hikers
Police have arrested a man and woman for allegedly selling narcotics to Appalachian Trail hikers near Franklin, North Carolina. The Macon County, NC Sheriff’s Office received a tip on 18 April that a man and woman had been traveling through Appalachian Trail towns in a van and dealing drugs to thru-hikers. The pair was believed to be in the Rock Gap area of Macon County that day.
Upon investigation, police located the van in question and, using a K9 unit, located 5.56 lbs of marijuana, 8.78 oz of psilocybin (mushrooms), 8 dosage units of LSD, and 10 grams of THC wax resin
Bobbie Anne Drelick and Ioan Edward Craia were each charged with the following:
- Possession with intent to manufacture / sell /deliver marijuana
- 3 counts of Possession with intent to manufacture / sell/ deliver schedule I controlled substance
- Maintain Vehicle / Dwelling Place
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
“Our Patrol and Investigations unit did a wonderful job acting quickly and efficiently on this,” the Macon County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Facebook. “We are incredibly proud of them!”
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