Friday, 21 December 2018 00:55

Two Mexican Citizens Jailed on Felony Drug Charges in Iredell County

from left:  Hugo Carrillo & Omar Carrillo from left: Hugo Carrillo & Omar Carrillo courtesy of Iredell Co. Sheriff's Office

25-year-old Hugo Carrillo and 31-year-old Omar Carrillo, both of Rustic Road in Mooresville, were arrested on December 11 by Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Officers on felony drug charges. They were each charged with felony courts of trafficking methamphetamine by possession, possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule VI controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine and maintaining a dwelling to sell a controlled substance.

According to a press release issued today (December 21), events leading to their arrests began when Iredell Co. Narcotics Officers received information about drug activity at the suspects’ residence in southern Iredell County. Investigators gathered information and obtained evidence, leading to a search of the residence. The search turned up 638 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of $159,500. Also found were 1,538 grams of hydroponic marijuana with a street value of $30,760 and approximately 5.4 grams of powder cocaine with a street value of $1,350. Items consistent with drug packaging and other paraphernalia were also found, including digital scales and plastic baggies.

The suspects were identified as Omar Carrillo and Hugo Carrillo. They are being detained at the Cabarrus Co. Detention Center with bond for both suspects set at $250,000, secured. A District Court date in Cabarrus County was scheduled for January 9. No Iredell County court dates are currently listed.

The suspects, who are from Mexico, are not U.S. citizens. They are being held on Immigration detainers.

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