A man who is well known to law enforcement in Alexander County is now in custody.
On Saturday, November 21st, Iredell County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a pickup truck on Highway 115 at the intersection of Scotts Creek Road for a traffic violation.While speaking to the driver , 35-year old Jason Todd Mullen, the deputies learned he didn’t have a valid driver’s license and received consent to search the vehicle. After searching the car, they located a concealed weapon, over one ounce of Crystal Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and multiple items of drug paraphernalia..
It was determined that Mullen had an outstanding arrest warrant from Lincoln County for Possession with Intent to Sale/Deliver Methamphetamine, Habitual Felon, and Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He was also wanted in Cleveland County for Felony Breaking and Entering.
Mullen was transported to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with Felony Trafficking Methamphetamine by Possession, Felony Trafficking Methamphetamine by Transport, Felony Possession with Intent to Sale and Deliver Methamphetamine, Felony Maintain a Vehicle for the Sale of a Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Driving While License Revoked.
Mullen was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center with a secured bond of $405,000.
Photo: Iredell County Sheriff’s Office