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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday September 21st, 2022 :: 11:00 a.m. EDT


Old Fort Man Charged with Meth Possession

Lt. Kirk Hensley with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office Community Impact Team charged 67-year-old Thomas James Pickett of Old Fort with Felonious Possession of Methamphetamine. A Magistrate issued Pickett a written promise to appear in court.

On September 2nd, Detectives with the Community Impact Team served an outstanding arrest warrant for possession of methamphetamine on Pickett at his Denver Ridge Rd. address. A search of Pickett turned up additional methamphetamine.  

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

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