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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Haywood

On Tuesday, Feb. 9,  Haywood County Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped a vehicle on North Canton Road around 4 p.m. A search of the vehicle produced 74.7 grams of methamphetamine, 21 grams of heroin, 1.3 grams marijuana, $443 in cash and a variety of drug paraphernalia.

Crystal Bell was charged with:

  • Two counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine
  • Two counts of Trafficking in Opium/Heroin
  • Conspire to Traffic in Methamphetamine
  • Conspire to Traffic in Opium/Heroin

She was placed in the Haywood County Detention Center after being given a secured bond of $300,000.

Chad Lequire was charged with:

  • Two counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine
  • Two counts of Trafficking in Opium/Heroin
  • Conspire to Traffic in Methamphetamine
  • Conspire to Traffic in Opium/Heroin
  • Felony Maintain a Vehicle/Dwelling
  • Resisting a Public Officer

He was placed in the Haywood County Detention Center after being given a secured bond of $350,000.

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