Heroin Drug Bust

Pitt County lawmen say they found $12,500 worth of heroin on two men.

Two brothers were arrested. The sheriff's office say 36-year-old Joel Dixon of Newark, New Jersey and 42-year-old Tyron Dixon of Greenville, North Carolina were pulled over on a traffic stop on Highway 11 near Kinston when deputies found the drugs.

It happened about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Deputies say they seized approximately 535 dosage units of heroin, marijuana and $636.00, as well as 1999 Mercedes Benz.

The K-9 that found the drugs, Felix, is the dog that went missing at the beginning of this year.


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  • by Cousin of joel on Mar 21, 2010 at 06:55 PM
    i dont want him to be in jail for long because we all cant drive down to NC to see him. JoJo we miss you
  • by annom Location: greenville on Mar 16, 2010 at 05:07 PM
    So if they sre going to b locked up can i get the car i need way to work? Eric will have a fit if i'm late again at the Galley.
  • by peedee Location: greenville on Mar 8, 2010 at 06:29 PM
    well, hopefully he can work in the prison cafeteria
  • by proud dog trainer Location: greenville on Mar 8, 2010 at 12:05 PM
    Felix and AJ - I could not be prouder of you two. I L-O-V-E hearing stories like this about you guys. Keep it up! <3 K-9 Units.
  • by Stunned Location: Greenville on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:58 PM
    Lol to "Anon", really this guy works on campus!?!
  • by wow Location: PC on Mar 6, 2010 at 05:40 PM
    Way to go PCSO Narcs and Felix!!! Good Job!!!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 6, 2010 at 05:08 PM
    I thaught FELIX was a KAT!
  • by phil on Mar 6, 2010 at 04:21 PM
    Great job done, Felix. Great job.
  • by betty on Mar 6, 2010 at 04:20 PM
    Creeps.
  • by proud citizen Location: greenville, nc on Mar 6, 2010 at 04:10 PM
    Go Felix!!!
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