Four Charged in Drug Investigation
Moore County Sheriff Lane Carter reports the seizure of a large quantity of methamphetamine and the arrests of two individuals in Moore County. Sheriff Carter reported the drug investigation was conducted by officers from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office narcotics and selective enforcement units on Wednesday.
The arrests occurred on N. C. Highway 705 North of Robbins, North Carolina.
Officers located and seized approximately 298 grams of methamphetamine, and $5,832.
The estimated street value of the methamphetamine seized is $30,000.00
The investigation continued with the assistance of the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office vice narcotics unit and Asheboro police department vice unit. Searches were conducted at a residence located at 5085 Smoke Wood Road, near Randleman and at 516 Home Avenue in Asheboro. Officers located and seized approximately 214 grams of methamphetamine, $7,452, a firearm, ammunition, and items of drug paraphernalia.
Two individuals were arrested as a result of the searches in Randolph County.
The estimated street value of the methamphetamine seized in Randolph County is $21,400.
Tomas Lara Cruz, 22, of 516 Home Avenue, Asheboro was arrested and charged in Moore County with four counts of felony trafficking in methamphetamine, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine, felony sell methamphetamine, felony deliver methamphetamine, and felony maintaining a vehicle to keep controlled substance.
Tomas Lara Cruz received a $250,000 secured bond and was placed in the Moore County Detention Center.
Jessica Adilene Diaz, 21, of 516 Home Avenue, Asheboro, is charged with felony conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine. Jessica Adilene Diaz received a written promise to appear in court and was released.
Luis Eden Albarran-Cruz, 27, of 516 Home Avenue, Asheboro, is charged in Randolph County with felony trafficking in methamphetamine, felony conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Luis Eden Albarran-Cruz was given a $2,500,000 secured bond.
Ruben Segundo Garcia, 32, of 5085 Smoke Wood Road, Randleman, was charged in Randolph County with felony trafficking methamphetamine, felony conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine, felony maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substance, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Ruben Segundo Garcia received a$2,500,000 secured bond.
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