NC traffic stop turns into heroin bust on I-95

Carl Tyshun Jordan (top) and Akbar James Carter (bottom)

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:

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