Deputies make largest ever meth seizure in Onslow County


JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office seized 10.6 pounds of crystal meth worth $440,000 Thursday, the largest meth seizure ever in Onslow County.

Jose Angel Garcia-Ortiz of Onslow County was arrested during a traffic stop after deputies said they received tips he was selling methamphetamine and found the crystal meth in his possession.

He is facing numerous methamphetamine trafficking and possession charges.

Hs is being held at the Onslow County Detention Center in lieu of $1 million bail.

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