NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people and seized 1, 500 bags of heroin packaged for sale.
Carlton James McIntyre Jr and Nahledge Vaughn were arrested during a vehicle stop on S. Seventh Street on July 10 when detectives found the heroin and a Glock 9mm handgun. McIntyre and Vaughn are both facing multiple felony drug charges.
McIntyre is a validated gang member and a convicted felon. He is being held in lieu of a $2,500,000 secure bond. Vaughn is being held under a $1,000,000 secure bond.
According to the sheriff’s office, these charges stem from additional investigations into the heroin network.