Western Carteret woman charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation

On 12/18/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office charged Heather Blaylock, 36, of Stella with one-count of Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation.

Blaylock is currently in-custody at the Carteret County Detention Center for additional drug offenses related to this investigation. Blaylock was charged with Death by Distribution in relation to a May 2023 overdose death of 51-year-old Cedar Point resident Kimberly Kaznowski.

Blaylock is being held on a $100,000 bond and is scheduled for her first appearance later this week.