Last Updated on December 30, 2023, 10:13 am
Auburn, Alabama: Cindy Zheng was arrested in a Drug sting in which an App was being used for drug deals.
Cindy Zheng, a 23-year-old Auburn, Alabama, woman, made headlines after she was arrested in a drug sting by a joint task force. She became the subject of online discussion and controversy after a video of her arrest went viral.
Who is Cindy Zheng?
Cindy Zheng is a 23-year-old social media influencer and digital content creator. She is known for her modelling and her beauty. She has amassed an impressive 125K followers on Instagram and over 2.5K subscribers on her YouTube channel. She came under fire due to a drug trafficking scandal in 2022.
Netizens were shocked when a video of her arrest went viral, landing her at the centre of controversy. However, she was released shortly after the arrest after posting a $60,000 bail. She is active on social media and posting entertaining videos on her YouTube channel.
What are the charges against Cindy Zheng?
According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Cindy Zheng, age 23, was arrested on September 22, 2022, in Auburn, Alabama, after a weeks-long drug trafficking investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies.
She was charged with one count of drug trafficking, five counts of possession of a controlled substance, and one count of drug paraphernalia, according to a press release from Lee County Sheriff’s office.
What was found in the investigation?
According to the officials, an investigation that took several weeks was conducted by a joint task force including Lee County Sheriff’s Investigators, United States Army Criminal Intelligence Division agents, and the Auburn Police Division.
The investigations revealed that multiple types of drugs were being sold in Auburn, Alabama, using a digital application. Investigators uncovered a shocking truth that individuals buying drugs were placing orders with their cell phones and picking up the drugs at certain times that were provided to them by the dealers.
How did the Task Force arrest Cindy Zheng?
Based on their findings, the task force obtained a search warrant, executed in the 2000 block of Downs Way in Auburn on September 22, 2022.
After a thorough search, the investigators found Marijuana, Psilocybin mushrooms, THC wax and oils, a quantity of Pills, and drug paraphernalia. In addition to drugs, investigators also found $100,000 in cash.
Cindy Zhen was arrested and booked into Lee County Detention Center. She was released after posting a $60,000 bond.
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