Travis Ross Hedrick

Sheriff: Man faces drug charges after inviting deputy inside home

Posted at 9:27 AM on Jan 11, 2018



An East Iredell man faces multiple drug charges after an Iredell County sheriff's deputy found marijuana in his home on Wednesday while attempting arrest a woman for failing to appear in court.

After arriving at 217 Log Cain Road, Deputy Kris Robbins with the Warrant Squad detected a very strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the home, Sheriff Darren Campbell said in a news release.

When a man identified as 35-year-old Travis Ross Hedrick opened the door, the odor of marijuana became even stronger, according to the news release.

After the deputy asked if Lauren Hedrick was in the home, Travis Hedrck became extremely nervous and asked Robbins to come inside, Campbell said.

In response to questions from the deputy, Travis Hedrick admitted he had just smoked marijuana and then took Robbins to a room where he showed the deputy a large amount of marijuana, according to the news release.

Robbins then called for assistance searching the home and members of the ICSO Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team joined him in searching the residence.

Deputies seized 5.5 ounces of marijuana, 6.8 ounces of marijuana “wax," 50 milliliters of THC Liquid, four Subutex pills, and numerous pipes and other smoking paraphernalia, according to the news release.

Travis Ross Hedrick and Lauren Francis Hedrick, 27, were arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center.

Travis Hedrick is charged with felony possession of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of schedule III controlled substance, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He received a $1,000 bond.

Lauren Francis Hedrick was served with her warrant for failing to appear in court and was given a $500 bond.

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