On Sunday, December 23, 2018 at approximately 2:00 pm, deputies with the Iredell County Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team conducted a traffic stop on a rental car for traffic violations.Deputies met and spoke with the driver, 37 year old Kyle William Harriman, a resident of New Hampshire, who told them he was traveling to Atlanta. After speaking with Harriman a canine open air search was conducted on the vehicle, the canine gave a positive alert. A more in-depth search of the vehicle produced, 21 grams of high quality methamphetamine, and 18 grams of fentanyl powder. Also found in the vehicle were numerous meth pipes, small baggies containing meth residue, and 1800.00 dollars in cash. The drugs worth over 12,000.00 dollars, and the currency were seized, and the vehicle was impounded.
Harriman was taken to the Iredell County Detention center where he was charged with: Felony Trafficking by Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Felony Trafficking by Transporting a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Distribute Methamphetamine, Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was placed in the Iredell county Detention Center under $300,000.00 secured bond.