4 kilos of cocaine, $9,000 in cash seized in Union County drug bust

Deputies find cocaine, cash

MONROE, N.C. (WBTV) - Deputies uncovered large amounts of drugs and cash during a search of a mobile home in Union County on Friday.

The search on Michael Street off of Castle Road yielded four kilograms of cocaine and more than $9,000.

Usiel Ramirez-Amaya, 24, was arrested on charges of cocaine trafficking as result of the investigation.

Usiel Ramirez-Amaya
Usiel Ramirez-Amaya (Source: Union County Sheriff's Office)

In a second operation Friday, Union County Sheriff’s deputies say they uncovered six ounces of heroin and more than $1,200 from Calixto Gonzalez Maldonado following a foot pursuit. Maldonado faces multiple heroin trafficking charges.

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