A man has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of trafficking and conspiracy to traffic in heroin, police said.
The Greenville Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 264 and Old Stantonsburg Road Tuesday around 11:30 a.m.
It led to the discovery and seizure of five kilograms of heroin concealed in a car battery.
Further investigation led detectives to the suspects’ residence in Raleigh, where an additional 5 kilograms of heroin were located in an additional car battery.
Ury Gary Espinoza Bucio, 41, was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center.
He’s being held under a $9 million bond.