Greenville PD traffic stop ends up in $360,000 meth bust

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – According to the Greenville PD, $360,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine was recovered during a traffic stop on June 17.

32-year-old Roberto Ortiz was stopped by officials on South Memorial Drive near Arlington Blvd. He originally had a brake light out.

A GPD K9 alerted on the vehicle, which then prompted Greenville officers to find 12 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside a bag in the trunk.

Ortiz was charged with multiple counts of trafficking in crystal methamphetamine. He’s being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $2-million bond.


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