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Cabarrus woman faces meth charges

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- Rowan County Sheriff’s Office
Lindy Christie Pistone, 36, of Concord, was arrested on methamphetamine-related charges this week, according to authorities. (Rowan County Sheriff’s Office photo.)

A Cabarrus County woman faces several methamphetamine-related charges after being arrested Tuesday in Rowan County, authorities say.

Lindy Christie Pistone, 36, of Concord was arrested after Rowan County sheriff’s deputies made a traffic stop on a car in which she was riding.

Deputies said they found an active “one-pot” shake-and-bake meth lab in the vehicle, along with items used to make the drug.

Deputies also allege Pistone was carrying several pieces of apparently stolen identification. Investigators said they believe the IDs were being used by Pistone in an effort to get around laws that limit the amount of pseudoephedrine that can be purchased.

Pistone initially was charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine, three counts of possession of precursor materials for methamphetamine, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia used to manufacture a controlled substance.

However, investigators said, SBI agents determined that the lab had what they call “a substantial quantity” of finished methamphetamine.

Because of that, she also was charged with three counts of trafficking meth by possession, transportation and manufacturing; and one count of felonious possession of meth.

She was being held with bail set at $100,000.

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