• 63°

Mooresville man faces numerous felony drug charges

Charged

Sedrick Markies Barnes

Sedrick Markies Barnes

A Mooresville man has been arrested after a two-month undercover operation into the sale and distribution of powder cocaine in the southern part of Iredell County.

Sedrick Markies Barnes, 27, of Vandenbrook Lane, was charged following an investigation by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit and the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office SERT Team.

Team members gathered information that Barnes was selling cocaine and marijuana in the N.C. 150-N.C. 152 area of Mooresville. After setting up surveillance, investigators saw Barns selling cocaine. Multiple undercover buys were made, totaling more than 5 ounces of cocaine, from Barnes.

When the search warrant was served, investigators found more than $5,200 as well as cocaine, marijuana and various items of drug paraphernalia in the home.

Barnes was served with 10 felony warrants, including four counts of felony trafficking in cocaine, three counts of felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, two counts of felony sell and deliver cocaine and one count of felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana.

Barnes is being held under $400,000 secured bond.

He has a criminal history that includes three felony convictions for possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and two felony convictions of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine. He is on supervised probation. He was also out on $100,000 bond for drug charges on June 21 of this year.

Comments

Crime

Man charged for stowing away on Norfolk Southern train, impeding railroad operations

Local

Group will protest treatment of Georgia woman during 2019 traffic stop

Crime

Man overdoses at Piedmont Correctional Institute

Crime

Sheriff’s Office: Two men escape from jail, found in bushes on Fulton Street

Ask Us

Ask Us: When will North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue be resurfaced?

Local

Political Notebook: Rowan’s lawmakers pass 140 bills into the opposite chamber before deadline

Local

Police chief to present use of force policy; city manager to present 2021-22 budget

Crime

Blotter: Rockwell man arrested on charges of felony larceny, possession of stolen vehicle

Coronavirus

CDC director says mask turnaround based solely on science

News

Catawba College hosts three in-person commencement ceremonies

Local

With high case loads causing numerous staff departures, Child Protective Services seeks more positions

Education

Livingstone College graduates celebrate ‘crossing the finish line’ during commencement celebration

Coronavirus

Rowan sees 4 new COVID-19 deaths as mask mandate lifted, vaccines administered continue decline

Local

Spencer is latest town updating its development ordinance

Local

Salisbury native Kristy Woodson Harvey makes NY Times bestseller list

Local

Board of Commissioners will convene for third time in May

Business

Biz Roundup: Salisbury, Kannapolis among recipients of Region of Excellence Awards

Local

Cheerleading team competes at Disney

Education

Salisbury High to celebrate football, swimming champions with parade

High School

High school girls soccer: Isley, Webb lead all-county team

Local

Spencer awarded $10,000 to develop trails at Stanback Forest

Books

‘Tails and Tales’ coming to library this summer

Local

Public Records: March Deeds

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony’s ‘Return to the Concert Hall’ available May 24-31