2 men arrested after trying to transport cocaine to Greenville, authorities say


Two men were arrested Wednesday after attempting to transport cocaine from Farmville to Greenville, authorities said.

Nelson R. Romero, 52, of Johnston County, and Osmin R. Moya, 38, of Sampson County, were charged with multiple counts of trafficking in cocaine and weapon charges.

The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force along with the Farmville Police Department, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration-Raleigh Resident Office concluded a month long investigation with Romero and Zuniga arrests.

Authorities said they conducted a traffic stop in Farmville which led to locate more than 750 grams of cocaine and a handgun.

The investigation showed that the cocaine was destined to Greenville, authorities said.

Both, Romero and Zuniga, were sent to the Pitt County Detention Center and were given a $1 million bond.

The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force is comprised of Law Enforcement Officers from the Greenville Police Department, Winterville Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, The Drug Enforcement Administration, and East Carolina University Police Department.

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