Wednesday, 01 July 2020 04:38

Man Jailed On Heroin, Marijuana Charges Following Traffic Stop

Demario Jamon Chambers Demario Jamon Chambers Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

40-year-old Demario Jamon Chambers of North Davidson Street in Charlotte was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of trafficking heroin by possession and transportation and maintain a vehicle or dwelling for controlled substance. Additionally, Chambers is charged with misdemeanor counts of resist, obstruct, or delay a public officer, possession of marijuana, and driving while license revoked.

Last Saturday (June 27), Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers stopped a Nissan Pathfinder at Mile Marker 62 on Interstate 77 Southbound for a traffic violation. The deputy approached the vehicle and spoke the driver, Demario Jamon Chambers of Charlotte. Chambers told the officer he was travelling from Rochester New York to Charlotte. He then admitted his driver’s license were revoked. The officer went to get his K9 officer to search the vehicle.

While the deputy was approaching the vehicle with the K9, Chambers reportedly fled on foot in an attempt to get back in his vehicle. Deputies gave chase and Chambers ran across the interstate into the median. Once in the median officers gave Chambers commands to stop, and he was then taken into custody. During a search of the vehicle, deputies reportedly found 14 grams of heroin, and five grams of hydroponic marijuana.

Chambers was jailed in the Iredell County Detention Center under $150,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (July 1). A District Court appearance is scheduled for July 20.

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