Aberdeen Man Faces Drug Trafficking Charges
Moore County Sheriff’s Investigators have charged an Aberdeen man with trafficking in methamphetamine.
Alfredo Araujo Saavedra, 34, of the 200 block of Windy Hill Road, faces six counts of felony trafficking in methamphetamine, and three counts each of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine, felony sell of methamphetamine and felony deliver methamphetamine.
The arrest, which occurred on Oct. 13 at the Taquiera El Toro restaurant on U.S. 1 near Pinebluff, was the result of an undercover drug investigation conducted by officers from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. During the investigation officers purchased and seized approximately 119 grams of methamphetamine.
At the time of the arrest officers also seized $1,471.
Saavedra received a $500,000 bond and was place in the Moore County jail.
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