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Illegal Aliens Caught With $2 Million Worth Of Meth In North Carolina

NORTH WILKESBORO, NC – On Friday, police conducted a traffic stop, during which,100 kilograms of methamphetamine were discovered inside the vehicle. A search warrant for one of the suspect's Wilkes County home was issued, which yielded an additional six kilograms of meth, along with several weapons.


Those arrested are as follows:


  • Juan Molina Sebastian, 55, was charged with two counts of trafficking methamphetamine, two counts of conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, two counts of maintaining a residence/vehicle for selling methamphetamine, and possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine.

  • Lucia Carbajal Avila, 31, was charged with two counts of trafficking methamphetamine, conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, maintaining a residence for selling methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine and misdemeanor child abuse.

  • Adriana Gomez, 32, was charged with two counts of trafficking methamphetamine, conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle for selling methamphetamine, and possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine.

At a press conference, North Wilkesboro Police Chief Joe Rankin stated:


After conferring with the NC SBI in Raleigh it is believed that this is the largest amount of methamphetamine ever seized in the Western District and is one of the largest seizures ever in North Carolina. The total weight of the methamphetamine seized is over 220 pounds and has a street value of over $2 million.

All three suspects are currently being held at the Wilkes County Jail without bond.




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