Arrest - 20190822001 (Narcotics Trafficking)
Posted on Thursday August 22, 2019
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
                Public Information Officer

August 22, 2019

On Thursday, August 22, 2019, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Matthews officers from the Patrol Division responded to the 1400 block of Chambers Dr. regarding a fight in progress.  Upon their arrival to the parking lot, officers observed two men in a dispute and after seeing police, one of the men ran away.  After a brief foot pursuit, this man was detained and identified as Mr. Karl Carter Bazemore (DOB – 02/10/1989) of Matthews, N.C.  During this investigation, it was discovered that Mr. Bazemore was in possession of illegal narcotics along with a handgun.  Mr. Bazemore was transported to the Mecklenburg County Jail after being arrested and charged with the following:

Carrying a Concealed Weapon;

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;

Possession of Heroin;

Trafficking Methamphetamine;

Resisting a Public Officer.

Arrest - 20190822001 (Narcotics Trafficking)



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