2 Rocky Mount men on trial after MPs find crack cocaine, methamphetamine and a stolen 9mm pistol

ROCKY MOUNT, NC (WNCN) – Two Rocky Mount men face drug and firearms charges after authorities state they were in possession of cracked cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and a stolen 9mm pistol.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Department on Friday announced the arrests of Aaron Deonta Wiggins and Landrick Parnell Reaves after a three-month investigation into the sale and distribution of illicit drugs.

Both men are scheduled to go to court at the Nash County courthouse Friday.

Reaves found himself in one case of trafficking in methamphetamine, in six cases of possession with the intention of selling / supplying cocaine, in six cases of selling / supplying cocaine, in six cases of maintaining an apartment for the use of a controlled substance and intentionally delivering for sale / marijuana for possession.

He is being held at the Nash County Detention Center on a $ 150,000 secured bond.

Wiggins was each charged with charges of trafficking in methamphetamine, trafficking in cocaine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a stolen firearm. He left a $ 60,000 secured bond.

Authorities say search warrants executed on two Star Street addresses Thursday found 129 grams of methamphetamine, 30 grams of crack cocaine, 15 grams of marijuana, two 9mm handguns – a stolen Smith and Wesson and a Taurus – along with $ 700 and several items found from paraphernalia.

MPs said during the execution of the warrants they saw Wiggins attempt to hide an item in a trash can in the street and later found the Smith and Wesson pistol there. The gun is said to have been stolen from a car in Indianapolis.

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