Sheriff’s Office: More than $26,000 cash seized in drug investigation

Kendrick Conner – Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office


Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: A search warrant was executed on Thursday March 30, 2017 at 196 Oak Creek Road in Statesville by members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics detectives. During the search investigators located over two pounds of high grade hydroponic marijuana worth 19, 950.00 dollars estimated street value, two loaded pistols and over 26,000.00 dollars in cash.

Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics investigators had been gathering information about high grade marijuana being sold in and around the Bell Farm Road area when detectives received information about the suspect, Kendrick Xavier Connor who lives at 196 Oak Creek Road, selling marijuana in Mocksville.

After undercover buys of marijuana from Conner by the Mocksville Police Department. Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Investigators performed a traffic stop on Conner and take him into custody.

Based upon information gained after the traffic stop, Iredell County investigators were able to obtain a search warrant for the 196 Oak Creek Road residence where the marijuana, guns and cash were located.

Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

Conner was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with one Felony Count of Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, one Felony Count of Maintain a Vehicle, Dwelling or Place to Sell Marijuana, two Felony Counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, two Misdemeanor Counts of Child Abuse and Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. Kendrick Conner was placed under only a 20,000.00 dollar bond by Magistrate Steve Nicholson. Mocksville Police Department also has outstanding warrants on this suspect.

Conner has a lengthy criminal history to include; Felony convictions for Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, Selling of Cocaine, Felony Probation Violation and Possession of Marijuana.

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