Lexington woman arrested after drugs, gun found in home

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Monica Hall Cassar (Mugshot provided by Davidson County Sheriff's Office)

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington woman has been arrested after deputies say more than 100 pills and a gun were found inside her home.

According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Monica Hall Cassar was arrested Monday after deputies searched her home on Jersey Church Road.

During the search, deputies say they found 85 Opana pills, 5 Oxycodone pills, 6 Suboxone patches, 24 Xanax pills, a .38-caliber handgun, drug paraphernalia and nearly $1,000 in cash.

Deputies say the estimated street value of the drugs is $4,000.

Cassar is charged with trafficking opiates, possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule II drug, possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule III drug, possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule IV drug, maintaining a dwelling to keep a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a felon.

The suspect is being held in the Davidson County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond.