Undercover investigation nabs 2 Rowan County men

06/25/2014 6:14 AM

06/25/2014 6:15 AM

A four-month undercover investigation has led to the arrest of two Rowan County men on drug charges.

The investigation involved purchases of heroin and oxymorphone, authorities said.

Justin Wade Ames, 28, of Salisbury was charged with one count each of possession with intent to sell and deliver oxymorphone, and maintaining a residence for keeping and selling controlled substances. He was jailed under a $7,500 bond.

Travis Dane Irick, 24, of Gold Hill was arrested by deputies on 14 drug counts, including felony trafficking in heroin. He was jailed under a $500,000 bond.

Drug sales occurred on five dates since March, investigators said.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

Charlotte Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service