Aftter gathering evidence indicating illegal narcotics, Deputies went to 152 Mount Mourne Loop, where a search was conducted. Upon searching the residence, several chunks of a white substance covered in water was located in the kitchen sink. Tests confirmed the substance to be Fentanyl. 128 ounces of Liquid Fentanyl was collected from the sink.
Arrest warrants for 55-year old Ronnie Lynn Benfield of Mooresville include ; Felony Trafficking in Heroin (Fentanyl), Felony Maintaining a Dwelling for the Sale or Use of a Controlled Substance, and Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. After being served with the warrant, Benfield was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center with a secured bond of $1 million.
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