New Bern man charged with trafficking heroin and cocaine

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A local man is behind bars after investigators say a search of his home revealed a large amount of heroin and cocaine.

An investigation from the Craven County Sheriff's Office led to officers getting a search warrant for a home on Casey Drive in New Bern.

There they say they found trafficking amounts of drugs and a firearm.

Travis Benton, 29, who goes by the name "Smoke", is charged with felony trafficking heroin, felony possession with intent manufacture/sell/deliver heroin, felony possession with intent manufacture/sell/deliver cocaine, two felony maintaining vehicle/dwelling/ place for controlled substance, felony possession of firearm by felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia.