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December 05, 2019

Two Plead Guilty In Macon County Superior Court

Samantha Casey Green, 27, of Franklin, North Carolina entered a guilty plea to one count of Trafficking Opiates as a result of a search of her person conducted by Macon County Probation & Parole Officers in August of 2018 leading to the seizure of more than 4 grams of loosely packaged prescription pain medicines confirmed to be Oxycodone, a Schedule II Opiate under the North Carolina Controlled Substances Act. She will serve a minimum of 70 months in the Division of Adult Corrections and pay a $50,000.00 fine for her involvement in the trafficking of controlled substances here in Macon County.

Christopher Allen Wikstrom, 47, of Franklin, North Carolina entered a guilty plea to one count of Trafficking Methamphetamine stemming from a January 2019 traffic stop on the Georgia Road by Macon County Sheriff’s Deputies. Upon stopping the vehicle being operated by Mr. Wikstrom, officers conducted a search recovering several baggies of what the North Carolina Crime Lab confirmed to be Methamphetamine. He will serve a minimum of 70 months and up to 93 months in the Division of Adult Corrections and will be required to pay a fine of $50,000.00.

“As a result of the commitment of both the Macon County Probation & Parole Office and the Macon County Sheriff’s Office, two individuals involved in distributing controlled substances are behind bars for substantial lengths of time. It is this dedication to their profession that leads to guilty pleas during this Administrative term of Macon County Superior Court.” – said District Attorney Ashley Hornsby Welch

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