The driver, 52-year old Ronnie Eugene Burleson of Charlotte provided suspicious information to the deputies.
Canine Brandi was then deployed to assist with the vehicle stop, Brandi gave a positive alert to a narcotic odor inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was then conducted by the deputies. The search uncovered 31.6 grams of pressed Fentanyl pills located under the driver’s seat.
Burleson was arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with; Felony Level III Trafficking Opioid by Transport, and Felony Level III Trafficking Opioid by Possession.
He was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center with a secured bond of $500,000.
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