Murphy, NC— Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced the October 16, 2020 arrest of 39 year old Keith Ryan Noles of Morganton Georgia, and 42 year old Tina Faye Hill, of Marble North Carolina for violations of the North Carolina Controlled Substances Act as well as various firearms violations.
On October 15, 2020 information was made known to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Division that Keith Ryan Noles had outstanding warrants from Fannin County Georgia. Additionally, information was also made know that Noles was residing at the Marble North residence of Tina Fay Hill. Information was also provided that Noles was a convicted felon.
On October 16, 2020 Investigators executed a search warrant for Noles at Hill’s residence. Upon entrance to the residence a firearm was located in the residence. Investigators then placed Noles under arrest and secured the residence to obtain an additional search warrant.
On obtaining the second search warrant additional firearms were located and seized. Some of the firearms had been reported stolen. Additionally, a trafficking amount of methamphetamine, several Adderall tablets, marijuana and LSD were located along with over $6000.00 in U.S. currency.
Hill was charged with trafficking in Methamphetamine, PWIMSD Methamphetamine, Maintaining a dwelling for the use of a controlled substance, Possession of a stolen firearm, Possession of schedule II controlled substance, Felony possession of marijuana, Possession of drug paraphernalia, and Resisting a public officer. Hill was released upon posting a $100,000 secured bond.
Noles was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, PWIMSD Methamphetamine, Maintaining a dwelling for the use of a controlled substance, Possession of schedule II controlled substance, Felony possession of marijuana, Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Fugitive from another state. Noles was released upon posting a $120,000 secured bond.
Sheriff Derrick Palmer stated “Good work by the Investigators. We are continuing in the investigation of the guns to determine their ownership as well as other leads obtained during this investigation.”
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