1/2 Kilo Of Cocaine, $14,000 In Cash Seized In Drug Raid

Two people are in jail under million dollar bonds after their arrest Sunday on drug trafficking charges.

Kinston police say a month long investigation resulted in the two arrests, the seizure of a 1/2 kilo of cocaine, $14,000 in cash, two semi-automatic handguns and two vehicles.

Ricky Jessup and Tracie Perkins, both of Elizabethtown, are charged with trafficking in cocaine and maintaining a vehicle for the sale of cocaine.

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  • by Anonymous on Feb 2, 2009 at 08:14 PM
    First of all, congratulations Kinston Police Dept. Job well done! This will surely stimulate the lagging economy. Peace!
  • by VBush Location: MHCY on Feb 2, 2009 at 01:43 PM
    I like seeing all these stories lately about the cops nailing these yo-yos! Great Job, good news.
  • by washington county native on Feb 2, 2009 at 01:31 PM
    Way to go!!!!!Great job, once again send some intelligence over to Washington County to stop some of the drug trade in this county.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Feb 2, 2009 at 01:29 PM
    What was wrong with my comment. I was just pointing out that all the people that had plans for this cocaine will have thier plans messed up for the near future.
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Feb 2, 2009 at 01:21 PM
    Yes it will! Two cocaine busts in Kinston within 24 hours, that is going to lead to some sure profit for the City of Kinston.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:59 PM
    This will sure mess up a lot of people's plans in Kinston for the next month or two.

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