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Duo arrested on heroin charges

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IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Two people were arrested during an undercover investigation into Heroin distribution in the Iredell County area.

Edward Daniel Patchett, 42, and Brianna Helene Barry, 23, of Cleveland (Rowan County) were arrested and charged with Trafficking Schedule 1 by Sale, Trafficking Schedule 1 by Possession, and Trafficking Schedule 1 by Transport.

Both were placed in the Iredell County Detention Center. Patchett received a $200,000 bond, and Barry received a $253,000 bond.

Detectives received a tip about Patchett's involvement in a Heroin distribution operation in the Statesville area.

Undercover officers say they made multiple purchases, totaling seven grams of Heroin, from Patchett and Barry was implicated during the investigation.

Officials with the Iredell County Sheriff's Office said the street value of the Heroin, if sold by Bindle or dosage unit, is $14,000.

The investigation is ongoing; detectives expect more arrests to come.

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