Crime & Courts

Charlotte man charged with selling cocaine in south Iredell

Al Tiran Ashford
Al Tiran Ashford Mecklenburg County jail

Iredell County sheriff’s investigators are searching for a Charlotte man accused of selling and distributing powder cocaine in the 800 block of Williamson Road in Mooresville at Lake Norman.

Investigators said they charged Al Tiran Ashford with trafficking cocaine, selling and delivering cocaine, possession with intent to sell cocaine and resisting a public officer.

Investigators said they made undercover purchases of cocaine Thursday totaling 38 grams worth $9,500.

Ashford has an extensive history of violent crimes and weapons offenses and is on federal probation, Sheriff Darren Campbell said. Ashford is considered armed and dangerous, the sheriff said.

Anyone with information on Ashford’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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