Deputies seize $45k, 660 grams of heroin in drug bust leading to 4 arrests

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Four people appeared before a judge Wednesday, in connection with a heroin bust in Martin County.

The Martin County Narcotics Unit, along with agents from the North Carolina SBI/ALE, executed a search and seizure warrant at a residence located on N.C. Hwy. 125 in the Williamston area.

About $45,000 in cash and 660 grams of heroin valued at $132,000 were seized. Deputies also seized two vehicles, two motorcycles, and an assault rifle.

Four suspects were taken into custody on a slew of heroin-related charges. Shawrun Lee Maggett, Jocelyn Mone Suggs, and Kosmick Antonio Leary are at the Bertie Martin Regional jail on a $4,000,000 bond. Kelvin Eugene Vaughn is on a $1,000,000 bond.

The warrant was the result of a four-month-long investigation, deputies said.


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