BURKE COUNTY, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Hundreds of illegal pills and other drugs were seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 in Burke County last week, according to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities said deputies stopped a vehicle driven by William Lavar Brawley of Morganton on Jan. 5 on I-40 near exit 116 for an equipment violation.
During the stop, a K-9 alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies then searched the vehicle.
Deputies said they seized about 600 oxycodone hydrochloride pills, 38 grams of fentanyl powder, seven grams of black tar heroin, numerous alprazolam pills, drug paraphernalia and two handguns.
Brawley, 29, was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Opium/Heroin (Level III), PWIMSD Schedule II, Possession of Schedule II and 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
He was issued a $200,000 bond.
Drugs, weapons seized during traffic stop on I-40 in Burke County, deputies say
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