FOUR ARRESTED IN ASHE IN TWO YEAR DRUG INVESTIGATION

The Ashe County Sheriff's Office has arrested four people on multiple drug charges as the result of a narcotics investigation that began two years ago.

The investigation involved the Ashe Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives and North Carolina SBI agents, as well as other agencies, that identified individuals traveling to other areas and bringing methamphetamine into Ashe County.

Jamie May Bower, 35, of Crumpler, was charged with three counts of trafficking methamphetamine, and other charges, and is currently being held on a $500,000 secured bond.

Lakon Perry Huff, 35, of Lansing, was charged with two counts of trafficking and other charges, including selling methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of Ashe County High School. Huff is currently being held on a $750,000 secured bond.

Steven Andrew Mintz, 36, of Jefferson, was charged with four counts of possession with the intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, and other charges. Mintz is currently being held on a $250,000 secured bond.

Kelley Dawn Calhoun, 37, of Warrensville, was charged with three counts of possession with the intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, and other charges, and is being held on a $150,000 secured bond.

Approximately 400 grams of meth were seized from the four individuals during the investigation.

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