Alleged heroin dealer busted in Lincolnton Walmart parking lot


LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – An accused heroin dealer in Lincoln County was arrested in a Walmart parking lot on Tuesday, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies arrested Crouse resident Kristen Hamrick, 31, on Tuesday and she faces multiple charges including drug trafficking and possession.

A drug investigation was launched back in October of last year. A suspect was caught leaving Hamrick’s home with 70 grams of heroin.

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Investigators approached Crouse in a Lincolnton Walmart parking lot and she was arrested following a brief struggle, the sheriff’s report indicated.

She is being held on a $251,000 secured bond.


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