Carteret County traffic stop leads to drug bust

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) Two people in Carteret County are behind bars on $1 million bonds each for multiple drug offenses.

Investigators say they received information that 49-year-old Anthony Michael Vickers and 48-year-old Jorgie Anna Brown were selling a significant amount of illegal drugs out of their Rocks Lane, Newport residence.

Sheriff's Office and Morehead City Police Department detectives began to surveil the location and observed them leave the residence in a vehicle and make multiple stops throughout the county and surrounding areas.

Detectives conducted a traffic stop where they say a search of the vehicle and found 14 grams of methamphetamine, 5 suboxone strips, and more than 4 grams of heroin.

In addition to the methamphetamine and heroin seized during the traffic stop, detectives located and seized a variety of prescription medication, marijuana, and $1,112.

Vickers and Brown face numerous charges including trafficking of methamphetamine and heroin, possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methamphetamine, and conspiring to traffic heroin.