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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 1st, 2022 :: 11:00 a.m. EDT


Marion Woman Charged with Meth Trafficking

Detective Jesse Hicks with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office Community Impact Team charged 52-year-old Sandy Jo Pendley of Marion with two counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine, Felonious Possession of Methamphetamine and Maintain Vehicle to Keep a Controlled Substance. A Magistrate issued Pendley a $192,000 secured bond.

On July 15th, Detectives with the Community Impact Team stopped Pendley’s car for displaying stolen license plate. Pendley's driver’s license was suspended and a search of her car turned up a trafficking amount of methamphetamine.

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

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