DATE: Monday, January 24, 2022
Radford Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl and Marijuana
JEFFERSON, N.C.- Sheriff B. Phil Howell annouces the arrest of Hunter Joel
Radford, 22 years old of Crumpler, NC.
On Wednesday, January 19th, 2022, Ashe County Deputies along with the NC Highway Patrol initiated a stop on a vehicle in Glendale Springs. Our officers identified one of the passengers as Hunter Joel Radford, age 22 of Crumpler, NC. During the traffic stop, officers located 40 grams of Fentanyl. Detectives with the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office, NC State Bureau of Investigation, Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office, Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, Mooresville Police Department, and the Department of Homeland Security were conducting an investigation on Radford. A search Warrant was then executed on Radford’s residence where detectives located; an additional 32 grams of Fentanyl, several pounds of Marijuana, firearms, and US Currency.