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Posted on: June 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Charlotte man charged with Felony Trafficking of Heroin.


Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Saturday, June 27, 2020. Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputy M. Hicks, who is assigned to the Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team, stopped a Nissan Pathfinder at Mile Marker 62 on Interstate 77 Southbound for a traffic violation.

Deputy Hicks approached the vehicle and spoke the driver, Demario Jamon Chambers of Charlotte. Chambers told Deputy Hicks he was travelling from Rochester New York to Charlotte. He then admitted his driver’s license were revoked. Deputy Hicks then deployed his Canine “Bosco” to search the vehicle.

While Deputy Hicks was approaching the vehicle with Bosco, Demario Chambers fled on foot in an attempt to get back in his vehicle. Deputies gave chase and Chambers ran across the interstate into the median. Once in the median deputies gave Chambers commands to stop, and he was then taken into custody.

Once Chambers was in custody a search of the vehicle was conducted, and Bosco indicated for a presence of narcotics on the vehicle. A search was conducted. The deputies located 14 grams of heroin, and five grams of hydroponic marijuana.

Chambers was transported to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with; Felony Trafficking Heroin by Possession, Felony Trafficking Heroin by Transportation, Felony Maintain a Vehicle or Dwelling for Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor Resist, Obstruct, or Delay of a Public Officer, Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, and Driving While License Revoked. Chambers appeared before Magistrate M. Nethken who issued a 150,000.00 secured bond.

Demario Jamon Chambers, 40 Years Old

2120 North Davidson Street

Charlotte, North Carolina 28205


Criminal history: Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, Two Counts of Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Three Counts of Misdemeanor Resisting a Public Officer, Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Order Violation, Two Counts of Driving While License Revoked, Felony Possession of Cocaine, Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor Assault, Two Counts of Assault a Female, and Felony Habitual Misdemeanor Assault.


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