SPRUCE PINE, N.C. – County deputies recently charged an Asheville, North Carolina woman for allegedly selling methamphetamine.
Officers from all law enforcement agencies in Mitchell County, North Carolina continue to step up their combined efforts in an attempt to curtail the continued illegal drug sales and use that plagues the county’s small, beautiful communities.
According to a statement from the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office, a female suspect met with an undercover operative conducting a controlled drug purchase operation at an undisclosed residence in Spruce Pine on two occasions for the purpose of selling the operative drugs.
As a result of officer’s investigative efforts, Megan Rhiannon Mathews, age 28, of 20 Davidson Drive, Asheville, N.C., was charged with the following:
- Felony Sell/Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (2 counts)
- Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, and/or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (2 counts)
- Felony Possess Methamphetamine (2 counts)
- Misdemeanor Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place for Controlled Substance (2 counts)
- Misdemeanor Possess Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)
Mrs. Mathews was served the arrest warrants in Buncombe County and was released on a $6,000 secured bond. She is scheduled to appear in Mitchell County District Court on August 24, 2017.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
M. Tehandon and R. Wiseman of the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office were the charging officers.