30-Year-Old Woman Charged For Heroin Trafficking In Catawba County

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, a 30-year-old woman was arrested for heroin trafficking Thursday.

The arrest was made after deputies conducted a search of a residence on Finger Bridge Road in Hickory. Through the search officials seized eight grams of heroin and items used as drug paraphernalia.

Deputies said Angel Gibbs, the resident of the Finger Bridge Road home, was arrested following this search and has been charged with trafficking in heroin, maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of possessing, manufacturing, selling or delivering a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies also served Gibbs with an outstanding order for arrest for failure to appear on a felony probation violation.

Sheriff Donald Brown: “Heroin and other opioids are an ongoing threat to our communities. Those who are selling this poison will be targeted.”