Lincolnton Narcotics Investigation Leads To Arrests

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Police arrest three people after an undercover drug investigation in Lincolnton.

Detectives say they were conducting surveillance on Wednesday, January 13th from the west side of Lincolnton county after receiving many complaints from local citizens about criminal activity in their area.

Police and detectives have been running this investigation for 6 months. During the operation, the detectives noticed a vehicle leaving one of the mentioned locations with a white male and two white females inside. When the victims approached the traffic stop detectives searched the vehicle and passengers. On each of the passengers packages of methamphetamine were found ready for sell and delivery along with a small amount of prescription medicine that were both seized as evidence.

Bryan Keith Heavner, Krystal Lianne Carter and Misty Nichole Gilroy were the occupants arrested. The arrest led to further investigation in the Lincolnton county area for narcotics and other arrests are possible.