Deputies make largest ever meth seizure in Onslow County

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office seized 10.6 pounds of crystal meth worth $440,000 Thursday, the largest meth seizure ever in Onslow County.

Jose Angel Garcia-Ortiz of Onslow County was arrested during a traffic stop after deputies said they received tips he was selling methamphetamine and found the crystal meth in his possession.

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He is facing numerous methamphetamine trafficking and possession charges.

Hs is being held at the Onslow County Detention Center in lieu of $1 million bail.

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