Six kilos of cocaine called largest seizure in Martin County's history

MARTIN COUNTY, NC (WITN) - It's being called the largest seizure of cocaine for one Eastern Caroilna county.

Six kilos of cocaine and crack cocaine, along with hundreds of ecstasy pills were found this morning at a home outside of Williamston.

Martin County deputies, Williamston police and the SBI have been conducting a large scale drug investigation for the past several months in the Wynn Road area outside of Williamston.

They targeted Hector Medina, III, who they say it a large-scale dealer of cocaine.

This morning, the lawmen raided Medina's home and found four kilos of crack cocaine with a street value of $187,000, two kilos of cocaine worth $80,000, 883 ecstasy pills, marijuana, $13,008 in cash, and three handguns, one which was stolen.

They also seized a press used to form kilo packages of cocaine, and a currency counting machine.

Media is charged with conspiring to traffic in cocaine and is being held on a $1 million bond.

Also arrested was William Bell, III, who also lives at the home. He is charged with trafficking cocaine and was jailed on a $500,000 bond.

Deputies say more charges against the two men are forthcoming.