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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Two suspects charged with manufacturing Methamphetamine.

Sheriff Darren Campbell stated:  On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office went to 289 Trinity Road to make an attempt to Child Support Warrants on Tralaina Mognet. While looking for Mognet, they saw what they believed to be ingredients and containers which were being used to manufacture methamphetamine from their training and experience.

The deputies secured the area and called for assistance at the location from investigators with the Narcotics Investigation Unit. Investigators arrived and verified the items had been and were still being used to make methamphetamine. A search warrant was obtained along with witnesses statements.

Narcotics Investigators, who are certified in clandestine lab safety, collected the items as evidence.

 As a result of this investigation, Jason Craig Connolly and Tralania Mognet were arrested and charged with Two Counts of Felony Manufacture Methamphetamine and Felony Possession of Methamphetamine.  The two suspects were taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where Magistrate S. Watkins issued Connolly a 400,000.00 dollar secured bond and Mognet a 125,000.00 dollars secured bond on these charges.


Jason Craig Connolly, 40 Years Old

289 Trinity Road

Statesville, North Carolina 28625

400,000.00 DOLLARS SECURED BOND.

 Criminal History: Felony Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle, Felony Manufacture Methamphetamine, 2 Counts of Misdemeanor School Attendance Law, DWI Level 5, 3 Counts of Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Larceny, 3 Counts of Felony Breaking and Entering, multiple driving related crimes.


Tralaina Mognet, 33 Years Old

289 Trinity Road

Statesville, North Carolina 28625

125,000.00 DOLLARS SECURED BOND.

 Criminal History:  2 Counts of Misdemeanor Second Degree Trespass, 2 Counts of Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor Larceny, 2 Counts of Misdemeanor School Attendance Law Violation, Misdemeanor Shoplifting, DWI Level 5, Misdemeanor Food Stamp Fraud, multiple driving related violations.