NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A traffic stop in Nash County Tuesday resulted in eight grams of heroin and four grams of marijuana being discovered on two people in the car.
Deputies with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on Interstate 95 south near mile marker 126 around 9:15 a.m., the sheriff’s office said.
Eight grams of heroin and four grams of marijuana was found on the driver, Akbar James Carter III, 36, of Conway, South Carolina.
The passenger Carl Jordan, 20, of Philadelphia, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.
A search of the vehicle found 700 new empty bindle wrappers.
Carter was charged with:
- Two counts felony trafficking opium/heroin
- Felony maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for keeping or selling a controlled substance
- Possession of marijuana paraphernalia
- Possession of marijuana up to a half ounce
- No operators license
He is being held at the Nash County Detention Center under $250,000 secured bond.
Jordan was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia. He is being held under a $2,000 secured bond.