Woman charged in opiate trafficking

Monica Cassar's bond set at $50,000
Jul. 23, 2013 @ 12:04 PM

A woman was charged with trafficking opiates, with a street value of $4,000, following a search of her home at 1955 Lot 16 on Jersey Church Road in Lexington.

According to a press release, the warrant was executed on July 22. The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit found 85.5 Opana pills (Oxymorphone), five Oxycodone pills, six Suboxone patches, 24 Xanax pills, a .38 caliber handgun, $990  in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Monica Hall Cassar, 39, was charged with trafficking opiates (Oxymorphone), possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule II drug (Oxymorphone and Oxycodone), possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule III drug (Suboxone), possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule IV drug (Xanax), maintaining a dwelling to keep a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Cassar was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond. The estimated street value of the drugs seized from the residence is $4,000.