Three people arrested, drugs seized in Lenoir County


KINSTON, N.C. – (WNCT) – The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Division have arrested three people after a drug investigation on March 3, 2016.

A large amount of illegal drugs were also seized as a result of the operation. Narcotics detectives were assisted by the Kinston Department of Public Safety and NC Alcohol Law Enforcement agents to seize 896 grams of methamphetamines with a street value of $89,6000 and 896 grams of marijuana with a street value of $3,500.

The following suspects were arrested during the operation:

Sigifredo Davila-Zamarripa and Victor Hernandez-Martinez both face several charges that include trafficking in methamphetamine, conspire to traffic methamphetamine, and conspiring to sell/deliver marijuana. They both have $1 million dollar secured bonds.

Lizbeth Elizabeth Ramirez-Davila is also facing charges that include trafficking in methamphetamine; she’s in jail with a $750,000.00 secured bond.

All of the suspects are in the Lenoir County Detention Center. Sheriff Ronnie Ingram said in a press release “this narcotics operation was successful in keeping these dangerous drugs from hitting the streets. The three suspected dealers will have to face the penalty of their crimes in court. These multi agency operations are key to assuring we are keeping our community safe and we are grateful for the support of the other agencies involved.”

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