An Iredell County woman faces drug trafficking charges after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found dozens of prescription painkillers in her car last month.
The sheriff’s office says Gina Moore was charged this week in connection with the incident that took place Nov. 5.
Deputies say they received a tip that a tan Ford Taurus driven by a woman would be traveling through the area, carrying a large amount of prescription pills. Deputies made a traffic stop on the vehicle near Dobson Farm Road.
Investigators say the driver, identified as Moore, did not have a valid driver’s license. Deputies say that after questioning, Moore admitted having pills in the car.
Authorities say they found 32 Hydrocodone pills and 11 Oxycodone pills in her purse. They say Moore did not have a prescription for the drugs.
Following an investigation, Moore was charged this week with two counts of trafficking opiates by transport and two counts of trafficking opiates by possession.
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