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Suspended NASCAR driver Mayfield faces new charges

CATAWBA, N.C. (AP) – Former NASCAR racing driver Jeremy Mayfield
faces new criminal charges.
Indictments by a Catawba County grand jury released Monday
charge Mayfield with three counts of possessing property stolen
from businesses, and a fourth charge of obtaining property by false
The indictment alleges the offenses took place around the time
law officers raided his Catawba home in November.
The 42-year-old Mayfield was charged then with possessing 1.5
grams of methamphetamine. Detectives from neighboring Lincoln
County said they also found about $100,000 worth of items taken
from businesses in that county.
A Washington, D.C.-based attorney representing Mayfield after
the November raid did not immediately return a message seeking
comment Monday.
Mayfield was suspended from NASCAR after failing a drug test in

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