Two people from Maryland, North California, were being held under $6 million bonds, accused of trafficking heroin.
Greenville police arrested 44 years old Juan Guzman-Gonzales, and Magda Velasquez-Perez, 39, on May 28, after their vehicle was stopped for a moving violation in the area of 10th Street and Brownlea Drive.
They’re accusing of possessing and transporting more than 5 kilograms of heroin, which was brought into Greenville from out of state. The street value of the heroin seized would be more than 1 million dollars.
Both suspects were being held at the Pitt County Detention Center.
After a first court appearance on April 29, bonds for both were set at $6 million, and a judge set May 15th as their next court date.
Gonzales said he would hire his own lawyer, while Perez was given a court-appointed attorney.