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4 held on $2M bonds after Pitt sheriff seizes 2 kilos of uncut cocaine

Posted December 14, 2016

— The Pitt County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday said it charged four men with cocaine trafficking after buying more than two kilograms of the drug from them.

Detectives with the sheriff's office arrested the four men after a two-month-long investigation in the county. Authorities seized 2,204 grams of uncut cocaine, according to a news release, that was bought through the investigation.

The men arrested are:

–Francisco Antonioa Fierro-Benitez, 30, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine by sell/deliver and maintaining in vehicle.

–Moncerrato Ledezma-Belmares, 44, was charged with two counts of trafficking cocaine by sell/deliver.

–Jaime Anguino Salazar, 44, was charged with two counts of trafficking cocaine by sell/deliver and possession of controlled substances inside jail premises.

–Jaime Andres Aguino-Salazar, 25, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine by sell/deliver and felony possession of cocaine.

All four men were being held on $2 million secured bonds.

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  • Jeffrey Derry Dec 14, 2016
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    build the wall PEOTUS Trump

  • Charles Phillips Dec 14, 2016
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    Are these guys legal? Curious to see if that is reported