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Police make big bust including meth and fentanyl

Staff Report

The Weaverville Police have made a significant arrest that includes meth and fentanyl. According to a press release from the department, “at approximately 8 pm on Monday, January 27, officers with the Weaverville Police Department conducted a routine traffic stop of a vehicle occupied by Krissy Biddix and Devonte Williams near the intersection of US 25/70 and Monticello Road.

A subsequent investigation and search of the car located 266 grams of methamphetamine, over nine grams of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine, Hydrocodone, Xanax, Suboxone, marijuana, and the equipment commonly used to package and sell drugs. Additionally, officers seized a handgun and over $4,600 in cash. Weaverville officers were assisted by deputies of the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office and members of Buncombe County’s Anti-Crime Task Force.

Biddix was charged with the following: six counts of trafficking methamphetamine and opioids, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substances, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of schedule I controlled substances, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute schedule II, possession of schedule III controlled substances, possession of schedule IV controlled substances, possession of schedule VI controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, and probation violations. She is being held under a $40,000 secured bond.

Krissy Biddix

Williams was charged with the following: six counts of trafficking methamphetamine and opioids, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substances, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of schedule I controlled substances, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute schedule II, possession of schedule III controlled substances, possession of schedule IV controlled substances, possession of schedule VI controlled substances, carrying a concealed weapon, firearm by felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held under a $65,000 secured bond.

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Clint Parker

Publisher & Editor Weaverville Tribune

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