2 arrested following traffic halt results in historic seizure sum of meth in Nash County

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2 arrested after traffic stop results in historic seizure amount of meth in Nash County

NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Two people today have been arrested right after a site visitors cease resulted in a historic seizure volume of meth in Nash County, deputies stated.

On Thursday, the Nash County Sheriff’s Workplace Governors Highway Safety Team customers executed a website traffic end on I-95.

The auto, occupied by a male and female, was traveling from New York to Rocky Mount.

For the duration of the visitors cease, it was suspected the driver was involved in legal activity.

Rocky Mount Law enforcement Department’s K-9 device assisted and detected the odor of narcotics coming from the automobile.

A research of the vehicle was done which resulted in the locating of marijuana in the passenger area and a few large bundles of methamphetamine wrapped in plastic had been positioned hidden inside of the car.

The driver, Ackeem Baker of Rocky Mount and Xiomara Oyola of Brooklyn, New York, were being arrested devoid of incident.

Baker and Oyola had been the two billed with sustaining a motor vehicle for market and shipping and delivery of controlled compound felony with intent to provide Cannabis, trafficking methamphetamine by possession by transportation and by manufacture, and drug paraphernalia.

Both were being positioned beneath a $500,000 bond and had been sent to the Nash County Detention Heart.

The methamphetamine, destined for Rocky Mount, totaled a single and a fifty percent kilograms.

According to deputies, this is the greatest methamphetamine seizure in the background of Nash County.