UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Two people were arrested Tuesday evening in Union County after a traffic stop resulted in the seizing of heroin.
Deputies from the Union County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division, with the assistance of a K-9, discovered trafficking level quantity of heroin in the vehicle.
The vehicle was driven by the two suspects, Hugo Francisco Preciado-Martinez and Montserrat Romo-Lucero.
The car that was stopped on US 74 near Secrest Ave. had a narcotics odor. Deputies say they seized more than 15 grams of heroin and more than $1800.
Both individuals are facing charges of trafficking heroin by transportation and trafficking heroin by possession and maintaining a drug vehicle.