Seven Arrested in Yancey County



(provided by the Yancey County Sheriff's Department)
Yancey County Sheriff's Department has reported six drug related arrests and one arrest for Felony Larceny. Richard Ervin Johnson, 28 of 1156 Hardscrabble Road Burnsville, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Schedule VI (Marijuana), Felony Possession of Schedule II (Methamphetamine), Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule VI (Marijuana), Manufacture of Schedule VI (Marijuana), Maintain a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Johnson’s bond was set at $10,000 secured. 

Christian Stewart Schiffhauer, 29 of 1156 Hardscrabble Road Burnsville, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Schedule VI (Marijuana), Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule VI (Marijuana), Manufacture of Schedule VI (Marijuana), Maintain a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Schiffhauer was released under a $10,000.00 secured bond. 

Krista Danielle Rainey, 25 of 15 Green Mountain Drive Burnsville, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Schedule II (Methamphetamine), Maintain a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule II (Methamphetamine) and Drug Paraphernalia. Rainey was released under a $5,000.00 secured bond. 

Adam Ray Mathis, 29 of 15 Green Mountain Drive Burnsville, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Schedule II (Methamphetamine), Maintain a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule II (Methamphetamine) and Drug Paraphernalia. Mathis was released under a $20,000.00 secured bond. 

Gary Lane Miller, 59 of 51A Summit Street Spruce Pine, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Schedule II (Methamphetamine), Maintain a Vehicle to Keep a Controlled Substance, Possession of Schedule II (Oxycodone) and Drug Paraphernalia. Miller was released under a $3,000.00 secured bond. 

Michael Eric Ballew, 45 of 2806 White Oak Road Burnsville, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Larceny and 2 counts of Obtaining Property by False Pretense. Ballew was released under a $40,000.00 secured bond. 

Charles Cecil Burgin, 32 of 2079 White Oak Road Burnsville, NC was arrested and charged with Possession of Schedule II (Oxycodone) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Burgin was released under a $1,500.00 unsecured bond.

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