ASHEBORO N.C. – An investigation into fentanyl by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office resulted to a multi-agency drug investigation leading to a Randolph County man facing felony trafficking charges.
According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on April 1st, 2022, the Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that police say was operated by Jarvis James Siler. During a search of that vehicle the Sheriff’s Office says they found a trafficking amount of Fentanyl and MDMA (the active ingredient in Ecstasy) was seized.
Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division also executed a search warrant at a business operated by Siler located in Archdale. During the search, Detectives say they located and seized an additional trafficking amount of Fentanyl.
After a search of the business in Archdale the Sheriff’s Office contacted the High Point Police Department who assisted in executing a search warrant at Siler’s residence in High Point. During that search, police say they located another trafficking amount of Fentanyl.
In total the Sheriff’s office says they seized approximately 748.8 grams (1.7 LBS) of Fentanyl and 38.2 grams of MDMA. Throughout the investigation the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division was assisted by Winston Salem Police Department, Kernersville Police Department, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, High Point Police Department, Archdale Police Department and the DEA.
Jarvis James Siler was charged with 4 counts of Felony Trafficking in Heroin and Felony Trafficking for the MDMA. He was taken to the Randolph County jail and given a $180,000.00 Secured Bond plus Electronic House Arrest if released. He has a court date scheduled for April 4, 2022 in Randolph County District Court. The Sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected to be filed.