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Posted on: March 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Statesville man charged with multiple Felony crimes.


Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Friday, March 12, 2021, members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit along with assistance from Interstate Criminal Enforcement (Team), Warrant Squad Deputies, and Criminal Investigations Detectives, executed a narcotics search warrant at 1120 Rita Avenue in Western Statesville.

 Narcotics Investigators received information about Kenneth Lorenzo Wright possibly distributing “Crack” Cocaine in the area of Rita Avenue.  A surveillance operation was established by undercover detectives, and the information was quickly confirmed and purchases of “Crack’ Cocaine were made from Wright at the 1120 Rita Avenue residence.

 When the Search Warrant was executed, Kenneth Lorenzo Wright along with a female were located inside the home. The search uncovered; 8.5 Grams of powder Cocaine, 10.4 grams of “Crack” Cocaine, one gram of “Molly” MDMA,21.3 grams of Marijuana, along with numerous items which indicate narcotics sales..

 Kenneth Lorenzo Wright was arrested on scene and transported to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with: Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance (Crack) Cocaine, Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Felony Possession of MDMA, and Felony Maintaining a Dwelling, Vehicle or Other Place for the Use or Sale of Controlled Substances.

 Wright appeared before Magistrate D. Chambers who issued a 50,000.00 dollars secured bond on these charges.

Kenneth Lorenzo Wright, 46 Years Old

1120 Rita Avenue

Statesville, North Carolina 28677


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