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Nash deputies seize $150K of cocaine, arrest three

Posted March 9, 2011

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— A month-long investigation by the Nash County Sheriff's Office and State Bureau of Investigation culminated Tuesday with three arrests and the seizure of nearly 1,600 grams of cocaine.

Acting on a tip, sheriff's deputies tried to stop Ronald Kyle Viverette along U.S. Highway 301, near Rocky Mount, authorities said. He and his passenger, Stanley Eugene Deese, were arrested after a short chase.

County investigators said they seized approximately 1,000 grams of cocaine from the car and another 590 grams from a residence at 1701 Benvenue Road. The cocaine has an estimated street value of $150,000, investigators said.

A resident of that address, Clyde Douglas Rowe, was also arrested.

Investigators said they also seized $29,000 in cash from Viverette, who runs K&L Motors on South Church Street in Rocky Mount.

Viverette, 35, of 24046 N.C. Highway 48 in Enfield, was charged with three counts of trafficking cocaine, two counts of conspiracy to traffic cocaine and one count each of fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, injury to personal property and resisting, obstructing or delaying an officer. He was given a $1 million secured bond.

Rowe, 57, and Deese, 47, of 2540 Arlington St. Extension in Rocky Mount, were charged with trafficking cocaine and conspiracy to traffic cocaine. They were given separate $200,000 secured bonds.

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  • Boostershot Mar 16, 2011

    So does anyone know what happened with the court appearance of these 3last week?

  • hdcshoes Mar 11, 2011

    I know these men shouldn't have done what they did by no means.But maybe they needed the extra money.And those of you talking about them in a bad way,you don't even know them.You just know a few of their faults.Everyone has faults and you just don't judge someone over one little thing.I've known all three of these wonderful men since the moment i was born and not a single one of them would harm a fly.So before you judge someone please get to know them!I love you Kyle,Stanly,and Doug so much !

  • Just Being Me Mar 10, 2011

    You people sitting around voicing your wonderful little opinions on someone else's bad decisions make you JUST AS PATHETIC! GET A LIFE FOLKS! lololol

  • godnessgracious Mar 10, 2011

    godnessgracious

    You are playing with fire...you will get burned one day if you keep using the drug!

    Thank you for your concern but I do not currently use cocaine. I am however, making a stand for your freedom to do so if you choose.

  • cad Mar 10, 2011

    godnessgracious

    You are playing with fire...you will get burned one day if you keep using the drug!

  • tonyorgkaos Mar 10, 2011

    http://www.wral.com/news/news_briefs/story/7561336/

    This guy got 3 million dollar bail with 1/3 the amount of cocaine

  • bigal02282 Mar 10, 2011

    I've gotta tell ya, from the looks of these fellas, you just HAD to know they were up to SOMETHING....

  • godnessgracious Mar 10, 2011

    The cocaine should be split in to 3 equal piles and the 3 suspect should be made to inhale it all at one time if the survive turn them loose if not bury them.

    And the truck driver that delivers to the ABC store should have to drink a case of liquor. See how silly this sounds?

  • godnessgracious Mar 10, 2011

    Cocaine addicts lose their morals...they turn away from their love ones, steal, cheat, lie, become violent, sell the drug to support their habit, even have sex for the drug. Yes this is a serious social problem.

    Prohibition policy has driven up the costs of this drug. The sky high prices are more to blame on these deleterious side effects. If cocaine were a legal commodity most of these behaviors that you mention would be eliminated or at least greatly lessened. Why can't we just punish theft, or violence and give people the freedom to choose what they want to do with their lives? Is freedom that nauesiating to you?

  • cad Mar 10, 2011

    Those on this post that seem to defend the use of cocaine...Apparently you do not have a family member or friend addicted to cocaine. Cocaine addiction happens slower than herion but it is just as addictive. Cocaine addicts lose their morals...they turn away from their love ones, steal, cheat, lie, become violent, sell the drug to support their habit, even have sex for the drug. Yes this is a serious social problem.

    Think of the country where it originate, the cartel, and the violence. When you buy the drug you are supporting the cartel!

    Some people get wrapped up in this for different reasons...that should reflect their sentence in prison.

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