Arcade search leads to drug charges in Murphy, NC

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) – A raid by sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday led to gaming and drug charges for three suspects.
Cherokee County officers searched the American Pride Sweepstakes Arcade on Highway 64.
Sheriff Derrick Palmer says they found gambling violations as well as meth, heroin and opoids.
Here are the charges facing the three people they arrested.
Cristin Elise Stinchcomb
ALLOWING THE OPERATION OF MORE THAN 5 VIDEO GAMING MACHINES, POSSESSION OF MORE THAN 5 VIDEO GAMING MACHINES, POSSESS METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESS HEROIN, SIMPLE POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE III CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, MAINTAIN A DWELLING FOR THE USE, STORAGE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Bradley Wayne Lackey
POSSESS METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESS HEROIN, SIMPLE POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE III CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, MAINTAIN A DWELLING FOR THE USE, STORAGE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Tammy Lee Gallaher
Possession With the Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine
Cherokee Arcade Bust
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