Pictured Above: Grayson Thor Miller, Charles Franklin McClure, Kathryn Kerr Lowery, Lola Ferre Edwards, Jessica Brooke Morrow – Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at approximately 9:30 pm, deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team along with detectives from the Narcotics Division encountered a group of suspicious people near a vehicle parked at the Home Run Market located at 1502 East Broad Street in Statesville.
While deputies were speaking with the individuals they noticed narcotics, and paraphernalia in plain sight in the vehicle. The deputies then searched the vehicle where they located heroin, cocaine, and marijuana along with numerous items of drug paraphernalia. Deputies also located a Dewalt Tool Kit valued at 550.00 dollars which had been stolen from Lowes in Statesville.
When deputies ran the names of the five people in the vehicle they discovered all five had outstanding various warrants from Forsyth County, Davidson County, Guilford County, and Iredell County. The deputies arrested all five people, and transported them to the Iredell County Detention Center where they were brought before Magistrate P. Tutterrow.
Grayson Thor Miller was charged with: Felony Possession of Heroin, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He also had five felony, and 11 misdemeanor warrants for his arrest from Forsyth County, Guilford County and Davison County for multiple felony larcenies, felony possession of cocaine, multiple misdemeanor larcenies, and misdemeanor drugs charges. Miller received a 41,000.00 dollars secured bond. Miller has a criminal history, and is currently on probation for Felony Obtaining Property by False Pretense.
Kathryn Kerr Lowery was charged with Felony Possession of Cocaine, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Lowery also was served an outstanding warrant for her arrest out of Iredell County for Felony Aid and Abet Larceny. Lowery received a 5,000.00 dollars secured bond. Lowery has been convicted of multiple misdemeanor larcenies, shoplifting, misdemeanor possession of a schedule II controlled substance, resisting a public officer, DWI, criminal contempt, and other traffic related charges.
Lola Ferre Edwards was charged with Felony Possession of Heroin, Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Edwards was also served an outstanding Order for Arrest out of Forsyth County for Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Misdemeanor Larceny. Edwards received a 5,300.00 dollars secured bond. Edwards is currently on probation for misdemeanor possession of schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Charles Franklin McClure was arrested and served an outstanding warrant from Iredell County for two counts of Felony Larceny. McClure received a 2,500.00 dollars secured bond. McClure has been convicted in the past for misdemeanor larceny and misdemeanor obstructing justice.
Jessica Brooke Morrow was arrested and served an outstanding Order for Arrest for Misdemeanor Probation Violation out of Davidson County. Morrow was issued a 5,000.00 dollars secured bond. Morrow is currently on probation for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and has been convicted in the past for multiple misdemeanor assaults, misdemeanor possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of marijuana, multiple possession of drug paraphernalia charges, misdemeanor larceny, injury to personal property, misdemeanor solicit to obtain property by false pretenses, and multiple traffic charges.
On Sunday, May 26, 2019, deputies followed up on this investigation with Lowes Hardware in Statesville. Deputies viewed security camera footage. They saw where Miller and McClure entered the store on May 25, and loaded the tool kit in a shopping cart, and then walked out of the store without paying for it. McClure is also a suspect in a larceny of nearly 4,000.00 dollars’ worth of merchandise from the same Lowes earlier this month.
Deputies then obtained warrants on McClure, and Miller for felony larceny by tampering with anti-theft device. Miller was then served his warrant and received an additional 5,000.00 dollars secured bond. Deputies have been unable to locate McClure since he was bonded out of jail to serve his outstanding warrant.
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