CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — Investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office seized dozens of pounds of marijuana, a massive amount of cocaine, pills and other drugs during a traffic stop on March 4.
Authorities pulled over Elizabeth Nicole Pearson, 31, along 11th Street Circle Northwest in Hickory.
Pearson was going 55 mph in a 35-mph zone, deputies said.
- 60 pounds of marijuana
- 260 grams of cocaine
- 47 oxycodone pills
- 15 units of 80+% THC vape cartridges
- THC wax
- 9 grams of MDMA
- 5 doses of ecstasy
- $1,417 in cash
The street value of the drugs was estimated at nearly $200,000, deputies said.
Pearson was arrested and faces several drug charges. She is in jail under a $415,000 secured bond. Her first court appearance was Thursday.
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