Four Pounds Of Pot Recovered In Greenville

A week-long marijuana trafficking investigation has led to the arrest of three Greenville residents, four pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash.

The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force and the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit finished the investigation Wednesday, which led to the arrests of three Greenville residents: 44-year-old Linwood Harris, 27-year-old Quintin Pritchard and 39-year-old Nicky Hunter.

Officials say they seized four pounds of marijuana, $28,450.00 in cash and a .25 caliber handgun.

Hunter is being held under the largest bond of the three, at $300,500. His charges include possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, conspiring to sell and deliver marijuana and maintaining a dwelling place for the sale of a controlled substance. Hunter's address is listed as 104 Moore Road.

Harris and Pritchard are each charged with conspiring to traffic in marijuana, and their bonds are set at $200,000.

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