20+ ounces of cocaine seized in joint CMPD, Lincoln Co. Sheriff investigation


DENVER, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Over 20 ounces of cocaine were seized in a multi-agency investigation conducted in conjunction with Charlotte Police, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said on Monday.

On Friday investigators with CMPD seized 18 ounces of cocaine from Denver resident Joxvany Duarte, 25.

A search warrant was executed as a result of the seizure on a home located on Riverwalk Loop in Denver.

The warrant was executed the same day and an additional four ounces of cocaine were seized, as was some cash, the sheriff’s report indicated.

Duarte was arrested and faces multiple charges including trafficking and distributing cocaine.

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Duarte was being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail under a secured $675,000 bond. CMPD and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office both conducted the investigation.


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