Investigation leads to arrest of two in Pitt County on drug charges

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Tylasia Sharmaine Moye and Kavon Jabrae Chamberlain (Pitt County Sheriff’s Office photos)

GRIFTON, N.C. (WNCT) — A three-month investigation into illegal drugs in Pitt County led to the arrest of two people on Wednesday.

Detectives with the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit along with K-9 Units from the Patrol Division executed a traffic stop on a vehicle on N.C. Hwy. 11 South near Jolly Road. During a search of the vehicle, detectives seized almost 28 grams of heroin. 

Tylasia Sharmaine Moye, 25, of Grifton was charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in Heroin by Transport (2 Counts)
  • Maintaining a Vehicle for the Sale of Controlled Substance (2 Counts)

Moye was released after posting a $50,000 secured bond.

Kavon Jabrae Chamberlain, 25, of Grifton was charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in Heroin by Transport (3 Counts)
  • Trafficking in Heroin by Possession (3 Counts)
  • Possession With Intent to Sell and Deliver Heroin
  • Maintaining a Vehicle for the Sale of Controlled Substance (2 Counts)

Chamberlain remains in the custody of the Pitt County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond.

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