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Man held on $3 million bond after 'large amount' of meth found, Wayne County deputies say

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - A Wayne County duo are facing drug charges after a vehicle registration violation led deputies to discover a "large amount" of methamphetamine, officials say.

One of the two men is being held on a $3 million bond.

The incident happened on Sunday while Wayne County deputies were patrolling inside the city of Goldsboro, according to a news release.

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"Upon searching the vehicle deputies located a large amount of methamphetamine along with heroin and marijuana," the news release said.

Kelly Wayne Baggett, 28, of Perry Drive in Goldsboro was charged with two counts of trafficking methamphetamine and possession of heroin.

Jason Coy Simonsen, 33, of Sheridan Forest Road in Goldsboro was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.

Baggett is being held on a $3 million secured bond while Simonsen was jailed on a $2,500 bond.


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