Forest City woman arrested for selling narcotics at convenience store

POLK COUNTY, NC – Polk County Sheriff’s Office’s P.A.C.E. Team and the Tryon Police Department arrested a Forest City woman on Wednesday following an investigation about narcotics being sold at a Tryon convenience store. The investigation was prompted by tips that narcotics were being sold at the Tryon Food and Fuel.

During the investigation, Jacqueline Baily Stafford, 59, was arrested and charged with trafficking opium and the sale and delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000-ft of a school property. Stafford was being held on $75,000 bond.