An Alabama man has been arrested and charged with felony drug trafficking in Iredell County.
On Monday, Iredell County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a van traveling in Interstate 77 due to a traffic violation. A search of the vehicle uncovered 186 MDMA tablets in two plastic baggies, hidden in a plastic food container inside of a backpack. The value of the pills is over $9,000. MDMA is often termed as Ecstasy.30-year old Michael David Cottrell Jr. of Montgomery, Alabama is charged with Felony Trafficking MDMA by Possession, Felony Trafficking MDMA by Transportation, and Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver MDMA.
Cottrell is being held in the Iredell County Detention Center with a secured bond of $150,000.
Photo: Iredell County Sheriff’s Office