$500,000 worth of drugs seized in Durham drug bust

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Authorities say 54-year-old Phillip Eugene Boyd was arrested and $500,000 worth of drugs were confiscated following a long-term drug investigation by the Durham Police Department’s Organized Crime Division.

Boyd was arrested at his home on Lucknam Lane, not far from Charles Jordan High School.

Boyd has been charged with 10 counts of trafficking cocaine, one count of trafficking marijuana, one count of possession with the intent to sell or deliver controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a school and 16 additional drug charges.

Investigators confiscated 178 pounds of marijuana, 667.6 grams of cocaine and more than $100,000 in cash.

Boyd was placed in Durham County Jail under a $5 million bond.

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