FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A routine traffic stop turned into a ‘huge’ narcotics seizure in Fayetteville Wednesday, according to police.
Officers said they were patrolling the area of Raeford Road and Montclair Road when they pulled over a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Silviano Carrillo Ramirez.
After a search of the vehicle, officers said their K9 helped them find a ‘huge amount’ of narcotics.
They seized a total of 15,885 grams, or 15.8 kilos, of cocaine, according to the police department.
They provided photos of 12 separate bags of cocaine they seized after finding the drugs in a duffel bag.
Ramirez is charged with three counts of trafficking cocaine and conspiracy.
He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $350,000 bond.