2 Men Busted For Heroin During Carteret County Traffic Stop

Two men are behind bars after authorities found 148 bags of heroin in their vehicle during a traffic stop on highway 70 in Newport.

Steven Lester of Beaufort and Joseph Costa of Morehead City each face a long list of drug related charges.

State Troopers and Carteret County deputies say they found the heroin, syringes, 1,800 dollars in cash and other drug paraphernalia in the vehicle the two were riding in.

Costa is being held on $250,000 bond. Lester is being held on $103,000 bond.