The Kinston Department of Public Safety says 42-year-old April McKeel of Walstonburg in Greene County was arrested Wednesday and charged with trafficking prescription drugs.
Police say Mckeel was taken into custody at the intersection of Highway 258 North and Highway 70 West in Kinston and charged with Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substances, and four counts of trafficking percocet. Percocet is a prescription pain killer containing acetaminophen and oxycodone.
The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office and Federal Agents with NCIS assisted in the investigation.
McKeel was placed in the Lenoir County Jail under $275,000 secured bond.