Lexington man arrested on drug trafficking charges after 5-month investigation

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Charles Lambeth

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington man was charged with drug trafficking after a five-month investigation.

Charles Lambeth was charged with trafficking opium/heroin, maintaining a dwelling to store a controlled substance, simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

On Tuesday, detectives searched his home, located at 2406 Wright Road in Lexington.

There they found and seized 26.5 tablets of Oxycodone, 13 ¾ Percocet tablets, 18 Opana tablets and about 3 grams of marijuana.

Detectives also seized a stolen .32 caliber pistol.

Lambeth was placed in the Davidson County jail under a $250,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 27 in Lexington.

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