Washington man charged with trafficking and other drug offenses

WASHINGTON NC, (WITN) A man from the east is behind bars on several drug charges, including trafficking opiates.

Beaufort County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 54-year-old Clyde Wiggins of Washington.

Investigators say that controlled purchases of prescription pain pills and cocaine from Wiggins led to the execution of a search warrant at his home.

There we're told deputies found crack cocaine, powder cocaine, prescription pills, marijuana, and other items.

He faces several drug related charges including trafficking opiates and possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and marijuana.

He's being held on a $100,000 secured bond.