Lenoir County lawmen seized more than 2,000 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of $250,000 in a grocery store parking lot.
Officials intercepted the drug deal between people in both Lenoir and Robeson Counties.
Erick Lopez and Jose Pina of Deep Run, and Rolando Sanchez of Texas were all charged in the bust in Robeson County. Erick Speight of LaGrange was arrested at the Food Lion in LaGrange.
According to the Kinston Free Press, the second part of the drug deal was to take place at the grocery store.