Sheriff's Office

Posted on: July 31, 2017

Suspect arrested for trafficking narcotics

Paul Barnowski

Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Friday July 28, 2017 members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team, stopped a Southbound Nissan Altima with a Maryland registration plate for a traffic violation. 

After approaching the car and speaking with the suspect Paul Gordon Barnowski and his father, deputies gained information through the investigation and a search of the vehicle was conducted.

After conducting the search of the vehicle, deputies located numerous dosage units of Oxycodone tablets and a gram of methamphetamine.

Paul Gordon Barnowski was arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with one Felony Count of Trafficking Schedule I Controlled Substance by Possession, one Felony Count of Trafficking Schedule I by Transport and one Felony Count of Possession of Methamphetamine. He was given a 150,000.00 dollars secured bond.