Hickory Man Arrested After Search Warrant Leads to Four People Detained on Drug Charges

Staff Writer

November 5, 2015

Vale, NC – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics unit arrested four people Wednesday (November 4, 2014) after a search warrant was served on a residence on Guy Heavner Road near Shoal Road in western Lincoln County.

The operation was conducted after a nearly month long investigation about drug activity at the residence. During the search, investigators seized a half ounce of methamphetamine, a firearm, digital scales and other drug paraphernalia.

“Most of the individuals arrested were convicted felons with histories of drugs and thefts. The activity at the residence began to increase and our detectives worked hard to bring this to a conclusion quickly. I am confident that with the arrest of these subjects we have prevented other crimes from occurring,” said Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Lt. Jon Propst.

Narcotics officers were assisted in the search of the residence by Adam and Baker District patrol deputies.

Lindsay Hope Neal, 30, of 3543 Oakdale Drive, Crouse is charged with one felony count of Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II and one misdemeanor count each of Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule IV, misdemeanor Child Abuse and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.

Scott Elliott Campbell, 47, of 4156 River Road, Hickory, NC was charged with one felony count each of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell and Deliver a Controlled Substance Schedule II, and Maintaining a Dwelling/Vehicle for a Controlled Substance. He was also charged with misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond for Campbell was set at $25,000 secured.

Larry Wade Stanley, Jr., 40, of 932 Guy Heavner Road, Lincolnton, NC was charged with one felony count each of Maintaining a Dwelling/Vehicle for a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II. Stanley is under a $15,000 secured bond.

Georgette Marie Braswell, 40, of 5091 Crouse Road, Lincolnton, NC was charged with one felony count of Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II. Bond for Braswell was placed at $10,000 secured.

Tips on criminal or drug activity can be reported anonymously by calling the Sheriff’s Office Drug Tip Line at 704-736-8422, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 or Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909. All tips are investigated. 

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