CHARLOTTE — A Morganton woman was one of five people federally indicted on drug and gun charges.
A woman with a previous trafficking conviction received new drug charges earlier this month.
A second man has agreed a plea deal for supplying the drugs that led to Mac Miller's fatal overdose in September 2018.
Fifty-six year old Howell Thomas Buchanan Jr. had been missing since at least Aug. 12, but it wasn't until Monday that his body was found 12-14 feet deep in a well off Old N.C. 18. Authorities said he had been strangled and beaten before his body was dumped in the well.
A high-speed chase where shots were fired took deputies on a trip through four counties Monday night.
A Glen Alpine man landed two drug charges in late August after he was found sleeping in a car in Morganton.
K-9 Tigo helped the Morganton Department of Public Safety in the seizure of more than 39 grams of methamphetamine Monday night.