16 Kilos Of Coke Seized In Greenville

A traffic stop Sunday night landed two men in jail and the seizure of 16 kilos of powder cocaine.

Greenville police say the cocaine is worth $1.6 million.

Police and sheriff deputies stopped a silver Ford pickup truck and a green Ford escort for traffic violations at the intersection of Highway 264 and Highway 33 in Greenville.

Sherman Chambers and Clyde Lotharp, both of Marshville in Uniion County, were charged with several counts of trafficking over 400 grams of cocaine and conspiracy to traffic cocaine. The two men are being held under $1 million bonds.


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  • by ??? on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:59 AM
    my uncle clyde is innocent !!!!!!
  • by Jesse Location: Greenville on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:56 PM
    Righttttt.
  • by ez on Oct 12, 2011 at 01:35 PM
    this was the decoy shipment...The real shipment is on it's wayn home so to speak!!! these guys are alot smarter than you think!
  • by Jesse Location: Greenville on Oct 12, 2011 at 05:41 AM
    What makes you say that is not the real shipment?
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      by ez on Oct 12, 2011 at 01:32 PM in reply to Jesse
      it is the decoy these guys are alot smarter than people think!!!
  • by ez Location: greenville on Oct 10, 2011 at 08:40 AM
    this was not the real shipment imange what really got through!!!!
  • by xviolator Location: Marshville, NC on Oct 6, 2011 at 03:44 PM
    set up - squealing like a pig - say what you want - its small compared to all the dope coming into this country daily
  • by laura Location: greenville on Oct 4, 2011 at 07:08 AM
    In other news, Greenville Police officers have volunteered to work 96 hour shifts.
  • by MICHELLE Location: ENC on Oct 4, 2011 at 03:56 AM
    Good for GPD!!! Snitches or not. Drugs are off the streets.
  • by SMH Location: Greenville on Oct 4, 2011 at 12:12 AM
    There wasn't a road block. There were state troopers who made that stop. I went through the stop myself. Definitly somebody had to snitch because they didn't even look at my ID. No respect for the snitches even though the drugs are off the street.
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      by Ashley on Oct 4, 2011 at 07:45 AM in reply to SMH
      You say no respect for the snitches. What if that snitch never said anything and it ended up right in your child's hand? Then you would have wished someone would have spoken up. Snitch or no snitch, Good job GPD. Greenville needs some serious cleaning up.
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        by SMH on Oct 4, 2011 at 09:15 AM in reply to Ashley
        I say again. GPD didn't make the stop. And for every 16 kilos that didn't make it in there were every other type of drug that drove right past. If law enforcement would do their job and stop waiting on someone to tell them who did what, drugs wouldn't be so plentiful.
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          by and i say.. on Oct 4, 2011 at 06:21 PM in reply to SMH
          who cares? who cares who made the stop? im just happy the stuff is off the streets. maybe you should join law enforcement since you know how they should do their job? (smh) i say, you were on the way to pick you up some and the police had it in custody! dont understand why else you would be such a jerk about it.
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        by terri on Oct 9, 2011 at 12:32 PM in reply to Ashley
        if it ends up in your child's hands then someone need to snitch on you to dss. sweep around your own and stop worrying about what other people are doing it aint your business.
  • by Detective A. Sipowicz Location: N.Y. on Oct 3, 2011 at 04:50 PM
    Come on guys and gals. They were stopped for a traffic violation. And to all you Dick Tracys out there, what do you want? The police to publish the entire case file right here on WITN so you know "why" they were "really" stopped and who the "snitch" was. The police are releasing what they can at this point in the investigation to the media. Just be happy those kilos didn't hit the streets of Greenville and show the cops a little respect for doing a job well done.Bravo Zulu GPD!
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      by exactly on Oct 4, 2011 at 06:27 PM in reply to Detective A. Sipowicz
      i think all the ones so upset about it are bummed cause they missed their delivery yesterday.
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