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Robbins man faces drug trafficking charges

Posted July 17, 2008

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— A Robbins man faces drug-trafficking charges following an undercover investigation in Moore County.

Hugo Hernandez Reyes, also known as Gregorio Alvarez, 28, of 224 Sunset Drive, was held under a $200,000 bond at the Moore County Detention Center, Sheriff Lane Carter said Thursday.

Reyes was charged with felony trafficking in marijuana by possession; felony trafficking in marijuana by selling; felony trafficking in marijuana by delivery; felony trafficking in marijuana by transportation; felony possession with intent to sell or deliver; felony sale of marijuana; felony delivery of marijuana; felony possession of marijuana; two counts of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine; two counts of felony sale of cocaine; and two counts of felony delivery of cocaine.

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted a two-month undercover drug investigation.

On Tuesday, the unit seized approximately 10 pounds of marijuana from the trunk of a car at Sunset Mobile Home Park near Robbins, officials said. During a search of the car, officers located the marijuana and $5,000 in U.S. currency.

During the undercover investigation, approximately 6 grams of powder cocaine was also purchased and seized. The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $45,400.

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