CLINTON, NC – Lawmen seized crystal methamphetamine worth about $40,000 and arrested two people Wednesday at a home near Spivey’s Corner, the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office said.
The search on the 400 block of Sampson Acres Lane was the result of an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and the Fayetteville Police Department.
About 2.8 pounds of the drug was found in an unidentified electrical device, a release said.
Francisco Lopez, 56, and Claudia Astudillo Rendon, 28, who live at the house, are charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine.
Bail was set at $400,000 for Lopez and $300,000 for Rendon.
Sampson Acres Lane has a Clinton address but is about three miles southeast of Spivey’s Corner.