LINCOLNTON – Deputies on Tuesday arrested two suspects from Lincoln County on drug and stolen-weapons charges.
Jeremy Neal McDougal, 29, of Lincolnton, was charged with felony buying and receiving stolen property; felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance; three counts of possession of a firearm by a felon; and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was held at the Harven A Crouse Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond.
Savannah Lee Ann Goins, 18, of 2192 Swanson Road, Crouse, was charged with felony possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance; buying and receiving stolen property; and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
She was jailed under a $10,000 secured bond.
Narcotics investigators began surveillance of a home in the 2100 block of Swanson Road following tips and complaints from citizens, according to a press release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
After executing a search warrant, officers seized 25 grams of methamphetamine valued at $700, two stolen guns and drug paraphernalia, the sheriff’s office said.
The suspects’ first court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday in Lincoln County District Court.
Most drug-related investigations begin with tips or complaints from citizens, the sheriff’s office said. Anyone with information about drug-related activity may call the Drug Tip line at 704-736-8606 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.
All tips are investigated and callers can remain anonymous.