UPDATE: Drug raid nets more than 1/2 kilo of heroin, $45,000 in cash

MARTIN COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Four people are under arrest and deputies say they have seized more than a half kilo of heroin in Martin County.

Lt. Drew Robinson with the Martin County Sheriff's Office says they raided a home on Highway 125 near Williamston on Tuesday.

Their narcotics units, along with agents from the SBI and ALE, the Down East Drug Task Force (made up of the Bertie, Hertford and Northampton County Sheriff’s Offices and the Ahoskie Police Department) and the North Carolina National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, were part of the four-month long investigation.

Robinson says they seized $45,000 in cash, while 660 grams of heroin is worth some $132,000.

Two vehicles, two motorcycles, an assault rifle, along with numerous items to package and prepare heroin were also seized by deputies.

Those arrested were:

Shawrun Maggett, 30, of Williamston. He is charged with three counts of trafficking heroin, maintaining a vehicle to keep or store controlled substances, maintaining a dwelling to keep or store controlled substances, possession with intent to manufacture, sale or deliver heroin and felony possession of heroin. His bond was set at $4 million.

Kosmick Leary, 28, of Oak City. He is charged with three counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sale or deliver heroin, and three counts of maintaining a dwelling to keep or store controlled substances. Bond for Leary was set at $4 million.

Jocelyn Suggs, 24, of Williamston. She is charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sale or deliver heroin, felony possession of heroin, conspiracy to traffic in heroin, maintaining a dwelling to keep or store controlled substances, and maintaining a vehicle to keep or store controlled substances. She was given a $4 million bond.

Kelvin Vaughn, 24, of Williamston. He is charged with three counts of trafficking in heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sale or deliver heroin, manufacture heroin, conspiracy to traffic in heroin, attempt to obtain property by false pretense, and obstruction of justice. Vaughn was jailed on a $1 million bond.

All four were due for first court appearances today in Williamston.