2 arrests made in undercover drug investigation

- Two men have been arrested after detectives from the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seized over five grams of heroin during an undercover operation.

Stuart Alan Colwell, 32, of Hickory was charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin, 2 counts of conspiracy to traffic in heroin and maintaining a vehicle CS. 

Nathan Ryan Hendrix, 30, of Hickory was charged with 2 counts of trafficking in heroin and 2 counts of conspiracy to traffic in heroin.

Both Colwell and Hendrix were taken to the Watauga County Detention Facility and given a $40,000 secured bond. They are scheduled to appear in district court on June 17.

 

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