Two people, including a Caldwell County resident, who were indicted by the Lincoln County Grand Jury on July 29, 2019 have been arrested.
24-year-old Nathan Kenneth Black of Beaumont Lane, Lincolnton, and 26-year-old Tevan Montez Ikard of Hudson were indicted on separate drug charges.
Black received a true bill of indictment for two counts of selling methamphetamine to an undercover officer. He was arrested on August 5 and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond.
Ikard was indicted for allegedly selling cocaine to an undercover officer. He was also indicted on two counts of trafficking in cocaine by selling more than 26 grams of cocaine in an undercover purchase. Ikard was also arrested on August 5. He was jailed under a $115,000 secured bond.
The Lincoln County Grand Jury also issued true bills of indictment in drug cases involving a total of 19 people. The charges stem from traffic stops, probation searches of homes, consent to search residences, and other undercover operations.
Anyone concerned about possible illegal drugs in their neighborhood is urged to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Drug Tip Line at 704-736-8606. All tips will be investigated.