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Heroin, guns, cash seized in Wayne County raid; two charged

Posted April 17, 2014

Wayne County authorities seized $6,000 worth of heroin, 15 guns and more than $26,000 in U.S. currency on Wednesday while executing a search warrant at a home on Purple Iris Drive in Pikeville.
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— Wayne County authorities seized $6,000 worth of heroin, 15 guns and more than $26,000 in U.S. currency on Wednesday while executing a search warrant at a home on Purple Iris Drive in Pikeville.

Investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, State Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration went to the home as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of heroin in and around Goldsboro.

Kenneth Sauls, 61, and Stacey Renard Pittman, 43, were charged following the raid.

Sauls was charged with two counts of possession with intent to sell or deliver heroin, selling or delivering heroin and maintaining a dwelling for controlled substance. He was in the Wayne County jail Thursday under a $6,500 secured bond. 

Pittman was charged with intent to sell or deliver heroin. He was in the Wayne County jail Thursday under a $5,000 secured bond.

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  • ligonmaterial23 Apr 17, 2014

    Ill take that 1911 , 454 , the sks and maybe even that little owl head iver johnson , oh and the cash , keep or junk the rest

  • Apr 17, 2014

    Glad to see folks utilizing their 2nd amendment rights. I'd say they were prepared to defend their home.

  • amyandmelvinsmith Apr 17, 2014

    With bonds this low, they'll be back on the streets tomorrow!

  • jwbmom1965 Apr 17, 2014

    Drug dealers are a menace to society!