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Deputies arrest one on drug charges, two on break-in charges

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kelly Lynn Collins, 28, of 570 Rimer Road on numerous drug charges Thursday.
Collins is charged with maintaining a dwelling for the sale of a controlled substance, two counts of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methadone and fentanyl, trafficking in heroin, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and felony possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance.
He also is charged with possession of a firearm (a .22-caliber Winchester rifle) by a felon.
His bond was set at $50,000. Officers J.S. Duffell and K.L. Myers were involved in the arrest.
Collins’ first appearance in court will be Monday.
In another arrest, the Sheriff’s Office charged Cashus Tramon Ford, 23, of 255 Eastern Ave., Rockwell, with breaking, entering and larceny, possession of stolen goods and obtaining property by false pretense.
He is accused of breaking into a residence at 3404 Lower Stone Church Road, Rockwell, and stealing a wide assortment of tools and a 12-gauge shotgun. The items, taken sometime Aug. 26 or 27, had a total value of $3,845.
Reports said Ford later sold the items at Crescent Pawn Shop.
His bond was set at $10,000 Thursday.
In another case, the Sheriff’s Office charged Brian Ritchie, 30, of 1455 Bostian Road, China Grove, with two counts of breaking, entering and larceny. He allegedly broke into a residence at 1510 Bostian Road on Wednesday and Sept. 1.
On Wednesday, two go-carts valued at $1,000 were taken.
In the Sept. 1 break-in, reports said, assorted tools, a television, trimmer and go cart were taken. The items were valued at $4,965.

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