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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Thursday June 16th, 2022 :: 11:00 a.m. EDT


Marion Man Charged with Meth Trafficking While out on Bond

Deputy Robert Watson charged 48-year-old Steven Lynn Milam with 2 Counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Felonious Possession of Methamphetamine and Maintaining a Vehicle to Keep a Controlled Substance.  Magistrate Chad Johnson set his bond at $400,000 secured. 

On June 12th, Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office, Officers with the Marion Police Department and Troopers with the NC State Highway Patrol were conducting a license checkpoint on Sugar Hill Road.  Milam was driving a car with a fictitious tag and did not have a valid driver's license.  A search turned up 80 grams of methamphetamine and cash.

Milam was out on bond after Deputies had previously raided his residence in April of this year.  In that raid, Deputies seized 800 grams of methamphetamine.

McDowell County Sheriff's Office
593 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752

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