Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrests Charlotte man with over 5 pounds of cocaine on I-85

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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office seized approximately 5 lbs of cocaine after a traffic stop on I-85 Northbound Wednesday.

Ladd Morrison of Charlotte was charged with trafficking cocaine by transportation, trafficking cocaine by possession and possession with intent to sell cocaine.

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office used a drug canine during the traffic stop, leading to the detection of the cocaine and the arrest of Morrison.

Morrison was given a $150,000 bond, which he posted. He’s since been released from custody.

According to the sheriff’s office, Morrison has a “lengthy criminal history” and had recently served seven years in federal prison for a narcotics violation.

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