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Six arrested on drug charges in Boone

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BOONE, NC (WBTV) -

Six people were arrested Thursday for various narcotics violations, according to the Boone Police Department.

The first incident occurred when a citizen reported suspicious activity in the parking lot of a State Farm Road business. Patrol officers, assisted by narcotics investigators, located three people and were able to determine they were in possession of illegal narcotics, police said.

In the second incident, officers saw three people buying products containing pseudo-ephedrine, a chemical used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, at a Blowing Rock Road business.
Patrol and narcotics officers conducted surveillance while the trio visited three other stores making additional purchases of other products used in the manufacturing of the drug.

Arrested in the first incident were:

William Anthony Fitzpatrick, 45, of Boone for
Delivery of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (F)

Clarence William Myers, Jr., 45, of Warrensville for
Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (M)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M)

April Melinda Rash, 41, of Whitetop, VA for
Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (M)
Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance (M) (2 Counts)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M)

Arrested in the second incident were:

Matthew Lamarr, 28, of Butler, TN for
Possession of a Precursor Chemical
Conspiracy to Possess a Precursor Chemical

Jason Michael Smith, 36, of Butler, TN for
Conspiracy to Possess a Precursor Chemical

Ashley Nicole Stewart, 20, of Butler, TN for
Conspiracy to Possess a Precursor Chemical

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