33-year-old Nicole Ruth Mahaffey of Old Mocksville Road in Statesville was arrested May 8 by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with felony counts of trafficking opium, possession of methamphetamine, and possession with intent to sell and deliver meth. She's also charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
According to a news release issued today (May 16), the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office had received numerous complaints from citizens about the amount of vehicle traffic, large numbers of people and possible drug sales at 1826 Old Mocksville Road. Surveillance operations were established on the residence and detectives quickly verified the large amount of activity at the residence.
On May 8 narcotics detectives went to the residence and spoke with Nicole Ruth Mahaffey. Detectives were given permission to search the residence. They found eleven grams of meth hidden in a vent in a bathroom and a glass jar filled with marijuana. They found hydrocodone pills totalling 4.8 grams inside that jar.
Mahaffey was jailed under $200,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is set for May 30.