Sheriff: Drug dealer 'Mr. Sprinkle' arrested for selling, using methamphetamine

A man has been arrested for selling and using methamphetamine in Salisbury, according to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. 

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 detectives responded to complaints that David Ralph Sprinkle, 56, was involved in the sell and use of methamphetamine in Rowan County. RCSO detectives began surveillance of Sprinkle, and performed a vehicle stop near Walmart in Salisbury, they said. 

After pulling him over, detectives went to Sprinkle's home on Correll Loop Road where they found a half ounce of crystal methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana. 

Sprinkle is charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance, along with simple possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. 

Sprinkle was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.  

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