Morganton Public Safety SWAT Team raid second Morganton residence in two days. After an ongoing drug complaint investigation, Morganton Public Safety served a search warrant on the home of Diamond Sharell Lipscomb and Kaila Leigh Hubbs.
The SWAT Team raided the residence located at 202 State Road Apartment H, at around 8:00 am this morning. Investigators located illegal narcotics at the residence and charged Lipscomb and Hubbs. Lipscomb, who was currently on probation and wearing an ankle monitor, was charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, one count of maintaining a dwelling for the sale of controlled substance and one count of probation violation.
At the time of the arrest, Lipscomb was on supervised probation for prior drug offenses and was wearing an ankle monitor as a condition of that probation. Lipscomb has been arrested more than 20 times over the past three years with charges relating to the possession, sale and trafficking of narcotics, domestic violence, resisting arrest, larceny, fraud and probation violations.
Lipscomb was placed in the Burke Catawba Detention Facility under an $80,000 secured bond. His court date is set for September 10th, 2018, at the Burke County Courthouse.
Kaila Leigh Hubbs was charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and maintaining a dwelling for the sale of controlled substance. She was placed in the Burke Catawba Detention Facility under a $50,000 secured bond with a court date set for September 10th, 2018.