9/22/2020 2:39:00 PM Complaints From Citizens About Drug Activity Lead To Arrests
(L-R) Angers Denby Crisson, Heather Michelle Beal, Michael Ray Woody
(Photos Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office)
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Press Release
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Numerous complaints from citizens of drug activity in the 2000 block of Keener Road, Lincolnton, led to the arrest of three people on drug charges.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit began an investigation into the complaints. On September 21, 2020 narcotics officers and North Carolina Probation officers conducted a joint operation that led to the arrest of three Lincoln County residents.
Angers Denby Crisson, 62, of 2258 Keener Road, Lincolnton, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling/vehicle for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was given a $15,000 secured bond and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center. Anger Crisson’s probation will also be revoked.
Heather Michelle Beal, 39, of Guy F. Beal Lane, Lincolnton, was charged with possession of a controlled substance Schedule II and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was jailed under an $8,000 secured bond.
Michael Ray Woody, 31, of Westridge Lane, Lincolnton, was charged with possession of a controlled substance Schedule II. He was jailed under a $5,000 secured bond.
Most drug related investigations begin with tips or complaints from citizens. Detectives then begin using various tools and investigation methods, such as a surveillance operation, to build a case.
Anyone with information concerning drug related activity is urged to call the Drug Tip line at 704-736-8606 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County CrimeStoppers at 704-736-8909. All tips are investigated and callers can remain anonymous.