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Fentanyl Dealer Arrested

On 2/29/24, Detectives with the Tri-City Violent Crime Task Force, were conducting surveillance at the Baymont Inn in Forest City after receiving complaints about drug activity at the hotel. During the investigation Detectives conducted multiple traffic stops and interviews which lead detectives to conduct a search warrant at Room 214 at the Baymont Inn. Due to the Traffic Stops and Search Warrant, the suspect, Chad Everette Hunt was charged with the following:

Sell/Deliver Fentanyl
Sell/Deliver Marijuana
Maintain Dwelling for Drug Sales

This investigation uncovered Fentanyl, Marijuana, Xanax pills and a Large Amount of U.S Currency.

The Tri-City Violent Crime Task Force would like to thank the North Carolina Department of Revenue for their assistance.

“Bond will be set by a Judicial Official upon his 1st appearance”

If you live in the Forest City, Spindale or Rutherfordton City limits and have information about drug sales or dealers please contact your local department and request to speak to a member of the task force.