5 arrested in federal drug investigation

Left to right: Oscar Leal Martinez, Norberto Rivera Aguilar, Caritino Mujica-Vargas and Marco Antonio Sosa-Caderillia. Others suspects not pictured. (Credit: The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office)

Left to right: Oscar Leal Martinez, Norberto Rivera Aguilar, Caritino Mujica-Vargas and Marco Antonio Sosa-Caderillia. Others suspects not pictured. (Credit: The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office)

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP)— Five people were arrested and one more is still wanted after a federal investigation involving cocaine and methamphetamine distribution in Yadkin, Iredell, Forsyth, and Davie Counties.

Officials recovered more than five kilograms (11.02 pounds) of cocaine, more than fifty grams of methamphetamine, vehicles, firearms, and thousands of dollars in cash.

Charges include distribution of a scheduled II controlled substance, possession of a scheduled II controlled substance, trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in methamphetamine, conspiracy to traffic a scheduled II controlled substance and the use and carry of a firearm while trafficking in a controlled substance.

Federal indictments were issued and the investigation involved local, state and federal agencies including the Yadkin Valley Drug Task Force and Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office.

The following face charges: Caritino Majica-Vargas, of Yadkinville; Norberto Rivera Aguilar, of Yadkinville; Carolina Olivia Hernandez, of Mocksville; Marco Antonio Sosa-Caderilla, of Yadkinville and Francisco Javier Teodoro-Campuzano, of Winston-Salem.

Oscar Leal Martinez, of Yadkinville, is still at large. Martinez was indicted by the United States Attorney’s Office for drug charges.

He has been on the run from authorities since September 20 and is wanted on several state and federal drug charges. He is also accused of failing to register as a sex offender.

Further details were not provided. Anyone with any information can call the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, local authorities, or Crime Stoppers.

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