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Woman returns to NC beauty salon to collect drugs, gets arrested, sheriff says

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Amanda McConnell (left) and Amber Pickler (right). Credit: Iredell Sheriff

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STATESVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — Two women were arrested after one of them was observed returning to collect a bag of drugs at a beauty salon in Statesville this past weekend, Iredell County officials said on Wednesday.

Officials responded to drug-related calls at Fashion Flair Beauty Salon at 891 Old Mountain Road on Saturday. A woman was observed returning to the business to collect items and deputies intervened.

Several bags of heroin, meth and a smoking pipe were found and following multiple interviews Catawba resident Amber Pickler, 32, and Mooresville resident Amanda McConnell, 25, were both arrested.

Pickler faces multiple charges including felony drug possession and trafficking and McConnell faces multiple charges including felony drug possession.

Pickler, whose criminal history includes DWI, and shoplifting, was issued a $300,000 secured bond while McConnell was given a $2,500 bond.

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