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Local man, 26, charged with assault and meth possession

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Henderson County sheriff’s deputies charged a 26-year-old Hendersonville man with assault and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana 10 days after they responded to a report of a person being assaulted at a residence on Thunder Bay Lane in Henderson County.   Read Story »

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Horse Shoe man sentenced to up to 15½ years in prison for drug trafficking

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A 51-year-old Horse Shoe man was sentenced to up to 15½ years in prison after a Henderson County Superior Court jury convicted him of trafficking in opioids and methamphetamine, District Attorney R. Andrew Murray announced.   Read Story »

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Local woman gets high bond on drug trafficking charges

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 A 33-year-old Hendersonville woman was jailed on a $263,500 bond after being arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges, the Henderson County sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

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Atlanta man sentenced to 15-19 years in prison for meth trafficking

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A 36-year-old Atlanta man was sentenced to 15 to 19 years in prison on Tuesday after his conviction for trafficking in methamphetamine, District Attorney R. Andrew Murray announced.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Local man charged with dealing coke, pot at Sixth Avenue residence

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Detectives with the Henderson County Drug Task Force charged a 44-year-old Hendersonville man with multiple drug trafficking felonies after an investigation into the alleged sale and distribution of controlled substances at 819 Sixth Avenue West.   Read Story »

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Career offender gets 17-year prison sentence

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ASHEVILLE — Chief U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger handed down a lengthy sentence last week to a Hendersonville man convicted of trafficking cocaine, fentanyl, prescription pills and other narcotics in and around Henderson County, Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer announced.   Read Story »

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Green Meadows sweep results in 18 trafficking arrests

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An eight-month investigation by the Henderson County Drug Task Force resulted in the execution of six search warrants and 16 arrests in the Green Meadows community and two arrests in Henderson County outside the city, the sheriff’s office reported.   Read Story »

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Law officers from four agencies collar suspected drug traffickers

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Henderson County sheriff’s deputies and law officers from three other agencies conducted a large-scale roundup of drug trafficking suspects shortly after 8 a.m. today.   Read Story »

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Deputies seize meth, crack, coke and cash, jail alleged trafficker on $1.6M bond

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A suspected drug dealer was jailed on a $1,157,000 bond on Wednesday after detectives with the Henderson County Drug Task Force with assistance from the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 1619 Fruitland Road.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Sheriff uses drug dealer money to buy mobile command bus

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Since taking office in December 2018, Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin has diligently searched for a vehicle that could be used as a mobile command vehicle .   Read Story »

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Two jailed under $1.5M bond on drug trafficking charges

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A 54-year-old man and 34-year-old woman were jailed under a $1.5 million bond after a traffic stop led to multiple drug trafficking felony charges, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said.   Read Story »

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Zirconia woman sent to prison for drug trafficking

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A Zirconia woman was sentenced to more than six years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple drug trafficking charges during a term of Henderson County Superior Court Nov. 4-13, District Attorney Greg Newman announced.   Read Story »

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Man sent to prison for drug trafficking

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A Flat Rock man was sentenced to seven years and nine months in prison after pleading guilty to numerous drug trafficking charges, District Attorney Greg Newman announced.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Drug dog sniffs out almost 2 pountds of meth

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District Attorney Greg Newman credited a Polk County drug dog for sniffing out more than a pound and a half of methamphetamine in a stranded motorist’s car, leading to an arrest and conviction. The case was among the felony charges tried in recent Superior Court terms in Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties.   Read Story »

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City man charged with multiple drug felonies

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Detectives with the Henderson County Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Hendersonville Police Department and Henderson County SWAT Team charged a 61-year-old resident with multiple drug felonies on Friday after executing a search warrant at 624 Jonas St., the sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Law officers shut down Dana Road 'drug house'

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Detectives with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office and other law officers closed down what they described as a drug house after seizing more than 2 pounds of heroin, more than a pound of pot and six firearms, the shierff's office said.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville man sent to prison on federal drug charges

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ASHEVILLE –A 32-year-old Hendersonville man was sentencend to 13 years in prison on drug charges and ordered to serve five years under court supervision upon completion of his prison term, U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced Thursday.   Read Story »

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Woman charged with possession of 5 pounds of cocaine

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A Hendersonville woman was charged with possession of 5 pounds of cocaine, 350 Oxycodone tablets and other drugs and jailed under a $1.46 million bond after detectives made a traffic stop on May 22.   Read Story »

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Two charged with drug felonies

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The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Unit charged a man and woman with drug felonies after making a traffic stop on Willow Road on Friday.   Read Story »

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Asheville News

White supremacist meth dealer sent to prison

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A 34-year-old member of a white supremacist group was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison after his conviction in federal court on charges of trafficking methamphetamine in Henderson and Buncombe counties from January through May of last year, U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced Thursday.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Man gets prison time for second-degree murder

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A Ridgecrest man was sentenced to more than 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and multiple drug trafficking felonies, District Attorney Greg Newman announced.   Read Story »

Tags: murder cases | drug trafficking | murder

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Man sentenced in drug overdose death

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A 31-year-old Ridgecrest man charged in the overdose death of a Hendersonville man was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty in Henderson County Superior Court to second degree murder and drug trafficking, District Attorney Greg Newman announced on Tuesday.   Read Story »

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Mills River residents arrested on drug trafficking charges

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Detectives with the Henderson County Drug Task Force have arrested three Mills River residents on multiple drug trafficking felonies.   Read Story »

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Man charged with trafficking in meth and fake meth

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Detectives with the Henderson County Drug Task Force, the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Henderson County sheriff's office crime suppression unit charged a Mill Spring man with multiple drug felonies after an undercover operation.   Read Story »

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Drug squad charges Finley Cove Road man with drug trafficking

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A Finley Cove Road man is in the Henderson County jail under a $300,500 bond after sheriff's deputies allegedly discovered a large amount of methamphetamine at his home and charged him with drug trafficking, the sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

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Eight charged after tip brings down big meth trafficking operation

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Three months after receiving a tip fingering a major supplier of methamphetamine, Henderson County sheriff's detectives arrested eight individuals they say ran a drug trafficking organization.   Read Story »

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Defendants sent to prison after felony convictions

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Several defendants received active prison time after their conviction in a term of Superior Court in Henderson County, Jan. 6-17, District Attorney Greg Newman announced. Superior Court judges Bradley Letts and Tommy Davis presided.   Read Story »

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Edneyville News

Detectives seize drugs, firearms and stolen 4-wheeler in Edneyville bust

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies seized eight firearms, methamphetamine and a stolen 4-wheeler and charged two residents with multiple drug felonies after executing a search warrant at a home in Edneyville.   Read Story »

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Dana man charged with drug trafficking

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The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Unit charged a 37-year-old Dana man with three drug felonies after a search of his home 140 Toone Town Terrace on Tuesday.   Read Story »

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Four charged with multiple felonies in home invasion

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Henderson County sheriff’s detectives charged four people with multiple drug and robbery crimes after receiving a tip about a home invasion from a felon city police had arrested.   Read Story »

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Zirconia man sent to prison for dealing meth

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A Zirconia man was sentenced to 19 years in prison after pleading guilty to dealing meth, District Attorney Greg Newman announced.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Police seek shooter in drug incident on Grove Street

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Hendersonville police detectives are seeking a 33-year-old man who they say shot a passenger during a drug transaction Tuesday night on Fourth Avenue East at North Grove Street.   Read Story »

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Home search turns up 1.4 pounds of meth

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged a 41-year-old Dana man with multiple drug trafficking felonies Thursday after a vehicle stop led to the seizure of almost a pound and a half of methamphetamine at a home, the sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

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Traffic stop leads to bust for 5 ounces of meth

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MILLS RIVER — Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged a 44-year-old Arden man with drug trafficking after seizing five ounces of methamphetamine from his car during a traffic stop on Boylston Highway in Mills River on Tuesday.    Read Story »

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Deputies seize 6.6 pounds of meth

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The Henderson County Drug Task Force officers arrested a 21-year-old Hendersonville woman on felony drug trafficking charges after they seized 6.6 pounds of methamphetamine from a residence in Hendersonville on July 4. On July 13, detectives arrested Bryanna Dakota Lynn Jarvis and charged her with felony trafficking of methamphetamine and misdemeanor failure to appear on possession of drug paraphernalia. She was jailed in the Henderson County Detention Center under a $80,500 bond.   Read Story »

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Drug squad makes arrests at Sixth Avenue West home

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A joint drug squad made up of officers from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and the Hendersonville Police Department charged two people with multiple drug trafficking after executing a search warrant at 819 Sixth Avenue West early Friday.   Read Story »

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Drug squad makes arrests on multiple felonies

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After receiving numerous complaints regarding drug traffic in Hendersonville, deputies and members of the Henderson County Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop that led to an arrest and issuance of search warrant at 19 Jerry Lane on May 31.   Read Story »

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Five charged with multiple drug felonies in East Flat Rock bust

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Drug squad charges three with multiple felonies

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Henderson County SWAT and Drug Enforcement Team deputies charged three people with multiple drug felonies after serving a search warrant at 38 Hawk Terrace in Hendersonville on Monday.   Read Story »

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Drug squad makes bust at Cedar Bluff apartment

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged a 35-year-old man with multiple drug felonies after executing a search warrant at Cedar Bluffs apartments on Thursday.   Read Story »

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Woman sent to prison for dealing heroin

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A Somerset Drive woman was sentenced to almost 20 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to multiple felony drug charges, District Attorney Greg Newman announced.   Read Story »

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Drug squad seizes 2 pounds of meth in Zirconia bust

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Deputies bust 33 in drug, larceny, domestic violence sweep

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Shots fired during high-speed chase of U-haul

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies filed multiple felony charges against a 25-year-old man who led them on a high speed chase for several miles with shots fired along the way.   Read Story »

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Separate drug busts net nine arrests

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Tags: drug abuse | methamphetamine | drug trafficking