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Three face charges in two counties

Three people face charges after authorities in Rowan and Davie counties investigated crack cocaine and prescription drug sales, according to a press release issued Thursday.
Narcotics investigators from the Rowan and Davie sheriff’s offices started buying crack and prescription drugs in Davie County in November, the press release said.
On Thursday, authorities arrested Christopher Ray Riddle, 33, of 1865 Eaton Church Road, Salisbury; Michael Lee Cline, 36, of 267 Duke St., Cooleemee; and William Talbert Boger, 31, of 143 McKnight Road, Advance.
Cline is charged with 15 counts of drug-related offenses, including trafficking in opium and conspiring to traffic in opium; selling cocaine and other selling controlled substances; and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond is $90,000.
Riddle is charged with trafficking in opium by transport; trafficking in opium by possession; trafficking in opium by selling; and conspiring to traffic in opium. His bond was set at $35,000.
Boger is charged with trafficking in opium by transportation and conspiring to traffic in opium. His bond is set at $10,000.
Authorities say they expect to make more arrests in connection with the investigation.

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