George Rankin Hayes Sr., 47, of 3129 Cansler Road, Vale, NC was charged with one felony count each of trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking in opium or heroin, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance Schedule II. He is also charged with one misdemeanor count each of possession of hydrocodone and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Hayes was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond. He has a first appearance today (December 18, 2018) in Lincoln County District Court.
Anyone with information concerning illegal drug activity is urged to call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office 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.
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