Police Seize Crack Cocaine, Pot; Two Charged With Trafficking

Two suspected cocaine traffickers are behind bars after a drug raid Wednesday in Kinston.

Kinston police say their Narcotics & Gang Unit, along with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office Narcotics & Community Enforcement Reaction Team raided a home at 511 Greenmeade Drive.

Nathaniel Roberts and Timothy Vaughn face multiple charges including trafficking cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana.

Officers seized 4.5 ounces of crack cocaine, one ounce of marijuana, a .45 caliber handgun, drug paraphernalia and $5,880 in cash.

Roberts was jailed on a $255,000 bond, while Vaughn's bond was $130,000.


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