An Iron Station man was allegedly caught possessing nearly $2,000 in heroin Thursday night
following a traffic stop in central Lincoln County.
Deputies stopped the vehicle after 8 p.m. near Exit 23 on U.S. 321.
Authorities deemed the car suspicious-looking according to a Sheriffâ€™s Office press release.
During a search of the vehicle, deputies seized five grams of heroin and charged the driver, 28-
year-old Camden Michael Nolen, of the 6000 block of Nolen Acres Lane, with multiple drug-
As of Friday afternoon, Nolen remained behind bars under a $60,000 secured bond.
He faces one felony count each of trafficking heroin and possession with the intent to
manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule I controlled substance. He has also been charged with
misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia authorities said.
Nolenâ€™s criminal history revealed that heâ€™s no stranger to drug use after his record on the North
Carolina Department of Correction website revealed that he was found guilty of possessing a
schedule I controlled substance in Lincoln County in 2009.
He also has at least one other felony offense on his record for obtaining property by false
pretenses the following year.
Jenna-Ley Harrison, staff writer