NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office located 1,500 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on July 10.
Detectives arrested Carlton James McIntyre Jr. and Nahledge Vaughn during a traffic stop on S. 7th Street.
During the stop, detectives found the bags of heroin packaged for sale along with a Glock 9mm handgun.
Both suspects are facing multiple felony drug charges. Officials says McIntyre is a validated gang member and convicted felon.
McIntyre and Vaughn are being held at the New Hanover County Detention Facility. McIntyre is being held under a $2,500,000 secured bond. Vaughn is being held under a $1,000,000 secured bond.