A Salemburg man is facing felony drug charges following a traffic stop last week, according to Sampson County Sheriff’s officials.
Around 10 p.m. Thursday, May 18, agents with the Sheriff’s Special Investigation Division conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on N.C. 24 in Turkey, reportedly for a traffic violation.
“A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and as a result 69 dosage units of heroin were located inside the vehicle,” Lt. Marcus Smith said.
Armando Narvaez Figueroa, 35, of 108 Corinth Church Road, Salemburg, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin and maintaining a vehicle for storage of a controlled substance. He was placed under a $30,000 secured bond and given a court date of June 2.
According to the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Figueroa was convicted in July 2015 in Sampson County of multiple counts of felony breaking and entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods. He received probation for the offenses.
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